Matcha Watermelon Cake

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There's a watermelon slice in the middle of the cake. And it's topped with strawberries and dried flower petals! This is a stunning cake to impress!

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Prep Time

50 min

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Cook Time

40 min

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Wait Time

3 hr

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Matcha Watermelon Cake

Ingredients

Serves 6
6 servings Serves

Instructions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350. Mix eggs, powdered sugar, almond flour until pale

Preheat oven to 350. Mix eggs, powdered sugar, almond flour until pale

Step 2

Add matcha and flour and beat low until well mixed

Add matcha and flour and beat low until well mixed

Step 3

In a clean bowl, whip egg whites, tartar until frothy on med. Add sugar and whip in high until stiff

In a clean bowl, whip egg whites, tartar until frothy on med. Add sugar and whip in high until stiff

Step 4

Stiff enough to stand. Fold in matcha mix to egg whites gently in thirds

Stiff enough to stand. Fold in matcha mix to egg whites gently in thirds

Step 5

Pour into a 5 inch spring form pan with parchment paper on bottom. Or in 2 separate pans. If making in 2 of 9 inch pans, double recipe

Pour into a 5 inch spring form pan with parchment paper on bottom. Or in 2 separate pans. If making in 2 of 9 inch pans, double recipe

Step 6

Bake for 35-40 mins. Flip it over on a rack to cool completely. If you didn't use into 2 pans, stick into freezer for 10m once cool to slice it easily

Bake for 35-40 mins. Flip it over on a rack to cool completely. If you didn't use into 2 pans, stick into freezer for 10m once cool to slice it easily

Step 7

Slice watermelon ground that is the same size. You can also use several pieces to make a layer. Sprinkle with sugar to macerate for 30mins

Slice watermelon ground that is the same size. You can also use several pieces to make a layer. Sprinkle with sugar to macerate for 30mins

Step 8

Mix all frosting ingredients on high until stiff. Don't go too long or it will separate

Mix all frosting ingredients on high until stiff. Don't go too long or it will separate

Step 9

To assemble. Put top layer of cake face down. Spread some whipped cream and sprinkle with more almond flour. This will absorb the watermelon moisture

To assemble. Put top layer of cake face down. Spread some whipped cream and sprinkle with more almond flour. This will absorb the watermelon moisture

Step 10

Pat watermelon layer with kitchen towel. Place over and then cover with cream and other layer. Decorate with strawberries, sliced almonds, petals.

Pat watermelon layer with kitchen towel. Place over and then cover with cream and other layer. Decorate with strawberries, sliced almonds, petals.

Step 11

Refrigerate for at least 1-2 hours to firm up before serving

Refrigerate for at least 1-2 hours to firm up before serving

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Matcha Watermelon Cake

Matcha Watermelon Cake

By misshangrypants

There's a watermelon slice in the middle of the cake. And it's topped with strawberries and dried flower petals! This is a stunning cake to impress!

Prep Time

50 min

Cook Time

40 min

Wait Time

3 hr

Ingredients

Serves 6

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350. Mix eggs, powdered sugar, almond flour until pale

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350. Mix eggs, powdered sugar, almond flour until pale

Add matcha and flour and beat low until well mixed

Step 2

Add matcha and flour and beat low until well mixed

In a clean bowl, whip egg whites, tartar until frothy on med. Add sugar and whip in high until stiff

Step 3

In a clean bowl, whip egg whites, tartar until frothy on med. Add sugar and whip in high until stiff

Stiff enough to stand. Fold in matcha mix to egg whites gently in thirds

Step 4

Stiff enough to stand. Fold in matcha mix to egg whites gently in thirds

Pour into a 5 inch spring form pan with parchment paper on bottom. Or in 2 separate pans. If making in 2 of 9 inch pans, double recipe

Step 5

Pour into a 5 inch spring form pan with parchment paper on bottom. Or in 2 separate pans. If making in 2 of 9 inch pans, double recipe

Bake for 35-40 mins. Flip it over on a rack to cool completely. If you didn't use into 2 pans, stick into freezer for 10m once cool to slice it easily

Step 6

Bake for 35-40 mins. Flip it over on a rack to cool completely. If you didn't use into 2 pans, stick into freezer for 10m once cool to slice it easily

Slice watermelon ground that is the same size. You can also use several pieces to make a layer. Sprinkle with sugar to macerate for 30mins

Step 7

Slice watermelon ground that is the same size. You can also use several pieces to make a layer. Sprinkle with sugar to macerate for 30mins

Mix all frosting ingredients on high until stiff. Don't go too long or it will separate

Step 8

Mix all frosting ingredients on high until stiff. Don't go too long or it will separate

To assemble. Put top layer of cake face down. Spread some whipped cream and sprinkle with more almond flour. This will absorb the watermelon moisture

Step 9

To assemble. Put top layer of cake face down. Spread some whipped cream and sprinkle with more almond flour. This will absorb the watermelon moisture

Pat watermelon layer with kitchen towel. Place over and then cover with cream and other layer. Decorate with strawberries, sliced almonds, petals.

Step 10

Pat watermelon layer with kitchen towel. Place over and then cover with cream and other layer. Decorate with strawberries, sliced almonds, petals.

Refrigerate for at least 1-2 hours to firm up before serving

Step 11

Refrigerate for at least 1-2 hours to firm up before serving

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