Matcha Green Tea Doughnut

Recipe: Matcha Green Tea Doughnut

A matcha green tea doughnut with white chocolate and a hint of lemon zest.

Ingredients

Dough:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 packet instant yeast
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup warm milk
  • 2 tbsp matcha green tea powder
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
White Chocolate Glaze:
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
Toppings:
  • Finely grated lemon zest
  • Dark chocolate drizzle
  • Edible flowers (for decoration)

Instructions

  1. Dough Preparation:
    • In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt, yeast, and matcha powder.
    • Whisk eggs and milk together in a separate bowl.
    • Gradually combine wet ingredients with dry ingredients.
    • Knead in softened butter until the dough is smooth and elastic.
    • Cover and let rise until it doubles in size, about 1-2 hours.
  2. Shaping and Second Rise:
    • Roll out the dough, cut into doughnut shapes.
    • Place on a baking sheet, cover, and let rise again for 30 minutes.
  3. Baking:
    • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
    • Bake for 10-12 minutes until slightly golden.
    • Cool on a wire rack.
  4. White Chocolate Glaze:
    • Heat the cream until it begins to simmer.
    • Pour over white chocolate chips, stir until smooth.
  5. Decoration:
    • Dip each doughnut into the white chocolate glaze.
    • Sprinkle lemon zest on top and drizzle with melted dark chocolate.
    • Garnish with edible flowers for a beautiful finish.

Enjoy this exquisite matcha green tea doughnut, a perfect blend of Japanese-inspired flavors and elegant presentation!

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