Matcha and Adzuki Bean Roll Cake
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Serves: 15in x 10in pan
  • 4 eggs, whites and yolks separated
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup cake flour, sifted (see notes on how to make this)
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tbsp matcha tea powder
  • 1½ - 2 cups adzuki bean paste(adjust to your liking)
  1. In a bowl beat egg whites until stiff but not dry, set aside
  2. In a separate bowl beat the egg yolks until light in colour, gently add the sugar and matcha tea powder until well combined.
  3. Sift together cake flour, baking powder and salt then add it to the egg yolk mixture, mix in low speed and do not over mix.
  4. Fold in the egg whites in the flour mixture then pour batter into a 15in x 10in baking paper lined baking pan or similar and spread it evenly. Place in a 200c preheated oven and bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
  5. Place on a clean surface lined with baking paper then spread adzuki bean paste evenly in the surface.
  6. Roll the cake by using the baking paper as a support, let it cool. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar before serving.
Recipe by Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious") at