Matcha and white chocolate Bundt
Good news everybody – the Bundt cake is back!
In my view, there are several benefits to the humble Bundt:
- You don’t have to be all that adept at baking to make an amazing looking cake.
- The exterior of a Bundt cake is already super decorative so there’s no need to spend hours adorning it in all manner of fruit, chocolate and candy.
- Making a Bundt cake for your friends will do wonders for your hipster street cred.
I highly recommend making a date with your oven to rediscover the wonders of the Bundt. I’ll just leave this recipe here…
Matcha and white chocolate Bundt cake
280 grams of plain flour
25 grams of green tea matcha powder
1 teaspoon of baking soda
½ teaspoon of baking powder
1 teaspoon of salt
115 grams of unsalted butter (softened)
300 grams of caster sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla bean paste
2 large eggs
360 millilitres of buttermilk
115 grams of good quality white chocolate (melted and cooled)
White chocolate glaze
50 grams of good quality white chocolate
100 grams of thickened cream
White food colouring
Make the Matcha and white chocolate Bundt cake
- Preheat your oven to 180C
- Grease a Bundt tin.
- In a medium bowl, sift the flour, Matcha powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
- In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the butter until smooth.
- Add the caster sugar to the butter and cream for 3 to 5 minutes or until light and fluffy.
- Slowly add the vanilla bean paste and eggs to the butter and sugar mixture. Mix until combined.
- Add the flour mixture in three batches, alternating with the buttermilk and white chocolate until combined.
- Pour the cake batter into the prepared Bundt tin.
- Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until an inserted skewer comes out of the centre of the cake clean. Set aside to cool.
Make the white chocolate ganache
- Place the white chocolate in a heat proof bowl.
- Heat the cream in a small saucepan until almost boiling.
- Pour the hot cream over the chocolate and allow to sit for 30 seconds.
- Mix the chocolate and cream together, ensuring there are no lumps.
- Add the white food colouring and tint to the desired shade.
Assemble the Matcha and white chocolate Bundt cake
- Once the cake is completely cooled, drizzle the white chocolate ganache on top.