I love all things matcha. Tea, lattes, cakes, breads, soft serve, ETC. Give it ALL to me! When Aiya sent me some matcha powder to try out, I was SO excited!! I’ve made lattes, muffins & frosting with the powder. More recipes are in the making :’) Matcha powder also has many health benefits!
Benefits: Matcha Powder is a high quality powder from the Japanese culture. The leaves are picked, steamed and stemmed before being grounded into a fine powder. To retain it’s color and antioxidants, it’s stored out of light & oxygen. Antioxidants help with negative effects of UV radiation and prevent cell damage. Matcha is also loaded with catechin. Catechin has cancer fighting properties and helps with aging skin and fights all sorts of disease. Since Matcha also has caffeine, it helps you stay alert while giving you a boost of good, clean energy! It’s not a medication to cure disease but playing a small role in prevention. It’s a great product to add into your everyday diet!
Recipe Yield: 24 mini or 12 regular
-1/4 cup oat flour (easily blend up raw oats in your blender)
-3/4 cup coconut flour
-1/4 cup coconut sugar
-6 tbsp protein powder
-1 tbsp cinnamon
-1/2 tsp baking soda
-1 tsp baking powder
-2 tbsp Aiya Matcha Powder (WINNIESBALANCE for 10% off)
-1 cup liquid egg whites
-3/4 cup almond milk (or other milk of choice)
-1/2 cup raisins (optional)
-4 tbsp protein powder of choice
-4 tbsp match powder
-Almond milk (milk alternatives, coconut water or water works as well)
1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. In a large bowl, mix together oat flour, coconut flour, coconut sugar, protein powder, cinnamon, baking soda & baking powder.
3. Mix together egg whites & milk.
4. Pour wet mixture into dry and slowly mix until a thick batter forms.
5. Gently fold in raisins.
6. Pour batter into greased muffin tins until 3/4 full (it may or may not be pourable but will bake fine).
7. Bake for 20 minutes.
8. When done, cool muffins outside of tin.
Store remaining muffins in the fridge. They won’t last long because they’re so yummy 🙂
Nutrition Facts: 1 mini cupcake (for regular sized cupcakes, multiply by 2)
Calories: 48 calories
Carbs: 6.7 grams
Protein: 3.4 grams
Fat: 1 gram
Sugar: 2.3 grams