Matcha Cheesecake

1
Francine Lizotte

By
@ClubFoody

Very different from traditional cheesecakes, this one will surprise you with its subtle flavor of green tea! If you like Japanese Matcha, you should love this one!

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8 servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 pkg
    (16 ounces) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 large
    free-run eggs, beaten until foamy
  • 3 Tbsp
    warm 35% heavy cream, or more if needed
  • 2 Tbsp
    japanese matcha green tea powder
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1
    (9-inch) chocolate honey graham cracker pie crust

How to Make Matcha Cheesecake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. In a bowl of a stand mixer, combine cream cheese and milk. Using a paddle attachment, process mixture on speed 3 until smooth, about 2 minutes. Add sugar and process until creamy. Add eggs and continue mixing until well incorporated.
  2. In a small bowl, combine warm heavy cream and matcha powder; stir until there are no lumps in it. Add tea mixture to cream cheese mixture along with vanilla; process until well blended. Pour mixture into the prepared pie crust and transfer to the preheated oven; bake for 30-35 minutes or until the center is almost set (jiggles a little when gently shake). Turn the temperature off and leave the cake in with the door close for 2 hours. With the door ajar, leave it for another hour.
  3. Remove from the oven and slice a knife around the pan to release and prevent from cracking; cool completely. Cover with plastic and transfer to the refrigerator for 12 to 24 hours before slicing.
  4. To view this recipe on YouTube, click on this link >>>> youtube.com/watch?v=Dcg1b-QzGqg

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