Green Tea Layer Cake Haiku: "Made this as cupcakes. Light whisper of green tea taste. Had to change some things." I couldn't find green tea powder, so I followed some reviewers' suggestions of emptying tea bags in my coffee bean grinder, which I assume is why both my cupcakes and frosting came out a more murky shade than some of the more lovely submitted photos. (Btw, I think it ended up requiring 9 teabags.) I tinted my frosting w/ green food coloring to counter the not-so-attractive hue that using teabags over powder produced. I ended up with 15 cupcakes, all frosted fairly well, but I think one would need to double the frosting in order to cover a layer cake. The end result was a delicate flavor, not too pronounced, but dainty and light. What's not light; however, is the ample addition of veg. oil, so if I make this again, I will hunt down green tea powder, as well as decrease the oil and maybe sub some applesauce.
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Green Tea Layer Cake Haiku: "Made this as cupcakes. Light whisper of green tea taste. Had to...