Matcha Tiramisu

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The simplicity of this dessert will surprise you. I love matcha, and Matcha tiramisu is as elegant as the drink. Kids can enjoy this one without the fear of caffeine. Matcha balances out the rich and heavy feel of the cream, making it light. 

The best part is it takes less than 20 minutes and looks classy on your dinner table. Not to mention, matcha is healthy. I made individual tiramisu cups, but the choice is yours. You can make it in a relatively bigger dish that is transparent. I love to see the layers. It would be best if you ended the layering with whipped cream. Dust it with matcha powder just before serving.

The styling was kept light and airy by adding a sakura branch. I prefer using fresh blooms but took my chances with this to give the picture a more oriental look. 

Make this classic Italian dessert with a Japanese twist; trust me, you will love it!!

Matcha Tiramisu

Cooking Time : NA
Preparation Time : 20-25 minutes
Serves : 3-4

Ingredients

  • Matcha 2 tbsp + extra for dusting
  • Cream Cheese 200 gms
  • Whipping cream 200 ml
  • Sugar 20-25 gms
  • Ladyfinger biscuits 10-11
  • Lukewarm water 1 cup

Method

  1. Start by preparing a cup of regular matcha tea by pouring a small amount of hot water and whisking with a matcha whisk, followed by pouring lukewarm water. Soak the biscuits and arrange them in a layer.
  2. Whisk together cream cheese and sugar. Whip the cream till you get soft peaks.
  3. Gently fold half the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture. Divide this mixture into two parts.
  4. Mix a tablespoon of matcha into one half. Pour the matcha cream mixture over the ladyfingers biscuits followed by the plain cream cheese mixture.
  5. Repeat the layers and finish it off with the leftover whipped cream. Let it rest in the refrigerator for an hour. Dust with matcha just before serving.

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