Green Tea Pomegranate Cupcakes

November 20, 2010 at 4:19 am (Cupcakes, Matcha, Pomegranate)

So pomegranates are finally in season – and actually looking good and not just finally on the shelves.  So I decided to make that recipe that inspired me all the way back when I started my baking adventures.  So I returned to the Pomegranate Green Tea Cupcakes from chockylit.  I used the same green tea cupcake recipe as I did on round 1, and while I was inspired by chockylit’s frosting I ended up being a bit squicked by the uncooked egg-whites as a foam thing and made a somewhat soupy cream cheese frosting instead.

 

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Matcha Cupcakes

July 17, 2010 at 4:25 am (Cupcakes, Flavors, Matcha)

So for my first foray into coworker-testing I decided to make matcha (green tea) cupcakes.  I started off really wanting to make this recipe from chockylit.  Unfortunately for me…it was June.  Pomegranate season is October-January so June was definitely not an opportune time for that recipe.  Instead I ended up pooling a number of different recipes to make Matcha Cupcakes with a Matcha Frosting and Chocolate Shavings .

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