Matcha Cake With Strawberry Frosting

Moist, buttery matcha cake is a beautiful inexperienced coloration with a delicate taste of inexperienced tea. I’ve topped all of it off with a creamy strawberry frosting! That is the proper springtime cake!

Be sure that to strive my Matcha Shortbread Cookies too!

slice of matcha cake with strawberry frosting

This publish is in partnership with my mates at Imperial Sugar. CLICK HERE for the complete recipe.

Inexperienced Tea Matcha Cake with Strawberry Frosting

This attractive cake is ideal for spring! The inexperienced tea matcha cake paired with the pale pink strawberry buttercream could be excellent on any Easter desk or brunch. OR in case you are a matcha lover, for anytime of the 12 months!

What To Count on:

  1. A fantastically inexperienced, inexperienced tea flavored sheet cake with a delicate sweetness.
  2. Simple to make in a 9×13 pan OR as a layer cake in 2 8- inch spherical cake pans. 
  3. Moist texture.
  4. Achieved shortly and might be served on a cake plate or proper out of your 9×13 baking pan!

What Is Matcha?

Matcha’s literal translation is “powdered tea”. If you make inexperienced tea you steep the leaves into scorching water and take away the tea bag (or leaves) from the water and luxuriate in! With Matcha Inexperienced Tea the leaves are pulverized and whisked into the water or milk so you’re really consuming the leaves. You’ll be able to add the matcha powder proper into the cake batter which naturally colours the cake or baked good an attractive inexperienced coloration whereas giving it the delicate taste of inexperienced tea!

frosting a matcha cake with buttercream

Selecting The Proper Frosting for This Cake

I really like the matcha paired with strawberry frosting, however you possibly can completely combine it up and use one thing completely different! Listed below are just a few concepts:

  • Buttercream. A easy, vanilla buttercream frosting would pair fantastically with this cake! And I occur to have one of the best recipe on the market!
  • White Chocolate Buttercream. White chocolate could be a tremendous pair with matcha! I’ve linked up my recipe for my white chocolate that features a white chocolate frosting recipe too!
  • Chocolate Frosting. My creamy chocolate frosting is wonderful, and it might be a scrumptious topping for this matcha cake!
  • Heritage Frosting. This cooked frosting is an quaint deal with! My mother used to at all times frost her pink velvet cake with Heritage Frosting

Elements You’ll Want:

For the complete ingredient record and recipe CLICK HERE.


  • Butter at room temperature 
  • Granulated sugar
  • Giant eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Baking powder
  • Kosher salt
  • Matcha powder
  • All objective flour
  • Milk


  • Butter at room temperature
  • Strawberry preserves. You could possibly additionally use strawberry jam or strawberry jelly. Preserves has items of fruit all through, so in case you don’t love that, you should utilize jam which could have seeds, or jelly that gained’t!
  • Powdered sugar