A few weeks ago, we went to a 子供の日 (Kodomo no hi
) party. The host asked each guest to bring something to share. It was the perfect chance to try a new recipe - 抹茶 (matcha
I have been meaning to make these for awhile, but I wanted to wait for just the right occasion. Making them for a family party, for example, wouldn't be ideal - I don't think most of my family members would find muffins made with green tea very appealing. And I didn't want to make them when only a few friends were coming over - then we would have to eat a lot of leftover muffins ourselves!
So 子供の日 was the right time. After I baked the muffins, they looked so... green! I decided they needed to be a little more pretty, so I added a touch of cream cheese frosting (but not too much!) and garnished them with a sprinkling of fresh tea leaves.
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