Green Tea Swirl Pound Cake

Green Tea Swirl Pound Cake

This is a pretty swirl cake with green tea.
With this recipe, you will have a nice cake easily without fail! It's a very moist and rich cake.

Ingredients: 1 pound cake tin (20 cm x 7 cmx 6 cm)

Unsalted butter
100 g
Granulated sugar
90 g
Plain cake flour
100 g
Baking powder
3 g
Vanilla essence
1~2 drops
30 g
10 g


1. Leave the butter and egg out at room temperature. Mix the ◎ ingredients well. Sift together the flour and baking powder.
2. Line a loaf tin with baking paper. Preheat the oven to 355F/180C.
3. Combine the eggs and sugar in a bowl and whisk well. Stir in the vanilla essence.
4. Put softened butter in another bowl and whisk until it has a mayonnaise-like consistency. Add the sifted flour.
5. You will have a crumbly texture first, but continue to whisk.
6. Whisk until creamy. Add the mixture from Step 3 to the bowl in 3-4 batches. Continue to whisk throughout.
7. Whisk until you have a creamy batter with soft consistency. Divide the batter into two bowls. Add the ◎ into one of the bowls and mix well.
8. You will have 2 types of batter.
9. Put the two types of batter alternatively in the prepared loaf tin. Quickly stir with a spoon.
10. Bake in the oven heated to 355F/180C for about 40 minutes. After 15 minutes of baking, take out the tin and make a slit in the middle lengthwise.
11. By making a slit in the middle, you will have a pretty-looking cake like this.

Story Behind this Recipe

I love green tea flavour. I used green tea powder to make a swirl cake.
This recipe is different from normal pound cake recipes, but it really works!