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green tea steamed cake confection

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 135 kcal
  • Total Time: 2 h 10 m
  • Japanese: Matcha uirō
Green Tea Steamed Cake Confection


  • 1/2 tablespoon matcha powder
  • 2 4/5 ounces all-purpose flour or cake flour
  • 2 ounces sugar
  • 1 cup water
Step 1

step 1:

Mix the flour, matcha powder and the sugar in a bowl. Add the water little by little and mix.

Step 2

step 2:

Pour into a microwave-proof container measuring about 4 × 6 × 2 in. Cover with a paper towel and warm it in the microwave for 6 minutes.

Step 3

step 3:

Remove from the microwave and let it cool off a little. Place in the refrigerator and chill for 2 hours.

Matcha uirō


Uirō is a kind of Japanese sweet. It is very simple, sweet and sticky. Although uirō is famous as a specialty in Nagoya City, it originated in Odawara City, in Kanagawa, near Tokyo.