Go Back
+ servings
4 from 4 votes
green tea cupcake
Mini Green Tea Cupcake Recipe
Prep Time
45 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
57 mins

A Mini Green Tea Cupcake stands out from the rest with just the lightest hint of green tea flavor. Topped with a soft and pillowy fluffy frosting.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Calories: 202 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cake flour
  • 2 teaspoons matcha powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/4 cups confectioners sugar
  • 2 teaspoons matcha powder
  • 3 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 2 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Put mini muffin liners in muffin tin.
  2. In a bowl sift together flour, matcha powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a different bowl beat together sugar, eggs, oil and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  4. Add half of the dry mixture stirring just until incorporated then add half the sour cream, stirring lightly. Add the rest of the dry mixture and then the sour cream, stirring until incorporated.
  5. Fill mini muffin liners 2/3 of the way full. Bake for 10-12 minutes (checking that a toothpick comes out clean). Leave in muffin tin for 10 minutes and then remove. Cool completely before frosting.
  6. For the frosting sift together confectioners sugar, and matcha powder.
  7. In a separate bowl beat together cream cheese, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and butter for 4-5 minutes. On low speed slowly add the dry mixture then increase speed to medium and beat for another 4-5 minutes.
  8. Frost using a piping bag.
Recipe Notes

Recipe from Food Mayhem

Nutrition Facts
Mini Green Tea Cupcake Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 202 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 148mg6%
Potassium 31mg1%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 230IU5%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.