5 Ingredients or Fewer

Matcha Green Tea Crème Brûlée

February 18, 2013
2 Ratings
  • Serves 3
Author Notes

I am always a big fan of matcha tea. My friend bought me a tin of authentic matcha green tea from Kyoto, Japan. So, I decided to make one of our favorite dessert-Crème Brûlée by adding matcha green tea powder to spice up the taste. and Voila!! —Tomato Kitchen

What You'll Need
  • 2 cups Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 3 Egg York
  • 4 tablespoons Granulated Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon Matcha Green Tea Powder
  • 1 pinch Salt
  1. Preheat the oven to 300F
  2. Bring the heavy whipping cream to boil and let it cool for a few minutes
  3. Separate three egg york and whisk them for about 2 minutes until it's smooth
  4. Add sugar into the egg york mixture and whisk them until it's fully incorporated and the color should be a little bit pale.
  5. Add matcha green tea powder and vanilla extract (optional)
  6. Slowly pour in the heavy whipping cream into the mixture and mix them well
  7. Pour the mixture through a small wire drainer into the ramekins
  8. Pour some water into the cake pan and place the ramekins inside.
  9. Bake for 40 minutes and refrigerated them for 5 hours
  10. Once it's ready to serve, add some granulated sugar on the surface and use a torch to caramelize the sugar until it turns brownish.

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2 Reviews

Ji-yung K. April 9, 2020
What’s with the bizarre and persistent misspelling of “yolk”?
tine F. December 25, 2013
this was basically soup when i pulled it from the oven horrible recipe DO NOT USE IT