Matcha Tiramisu

Matcha tiramisu is a delightful fusion of Italian and Japanese flavors, intertwining the richness of traditional tiramisu with the distinct earthiness of matcha green tea. Each layer of this dessert is a symphony of textures, featuring delicate matcha-infused ladyfingers embraced by a velvety mascarpone and matcha cream. The bitterness of matcha elegantly dances with the sweetness, resulting in a harmonious and visually captivating treat. This indulgent creation is the perfect alternative to those who don’t enjoy coffee or want to switch things up.

Matcha Tiramisu

Matcha tiramisu is a perfect fusion between a regular tiramisu made with coffee and matcha.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Refrigeration Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian, Japanese

Ingredients
  

Cream

  • ¼ cup matcha powder
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 5 egg yolks
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 475 g mascarpone cheese (1 container)
  • 1 cup heavy cream (whipped)

Lady Finger

  • ¼ cup matcha powder
  • ½ cup hot water
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 package lady fingers

Instructions
 

  • Into a bowl, sift in matcha powder, add heavy cream, egg yolks, sugar, and vanilla extract.
    ¼ cup matcha powder, ¼ cup heavy cream, 5 egg yolks, ½ cup sugar, 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Place over a pot of hot water and whisk for 2 minutes. The mixture should be smooth and warm now.
  • Add mascarpone cheese, and whisk using an electric mixer until well combined. You can also hand whisk but it might take a bit longer.
    475 g mascarpone cheese
  • Once well mixed, gently fold in whipped cream using a spatula until you can no longer see any more whipped cream.
    1 cup heavy cream
  • Set this in the fridge while you prepare the lady finger portion.
  • In a bowl sift in matcha powder, add hot water and mix. Top it off with cold milk.
    ¼ cup matcha powder, ½ cup hot water, ½ cup milk
  • Dip your lady fingers into the matcha latte mixture for about 5 seconds or as long as you like.
    1 package lady fingers
  • Layer the bottom of a 9×8 inch pan with lady fingers that have been soaked in the matcha latte mixture.
  • Top with half of your matcha cream, then repeat one more time.
  • Dust the top with matcha powder and place in the fridge for at least 2 hours before serving.
Keyword cheese, matcha, tiramisu

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