These matcha white chocolate chip brownies are an indulgent and rich treat. It tastes like a creamy matcha latte in one bite! While technically not a “true” brownie (and more like a blondie) these are a perfect treat for any matcha lover!
😋 Taste and features
They are dense, thick and you can taste matcha in every bite! The slight bitter quality of the matcha is balanced out by white chocolate chips and heavy cream.
- Rich and extra fudgey matcha blondies
- Full of green tea flavor
- Easy to make and stays moist for days
🛒 Ingredient notes
These matcha brownies only require a few ingredients and they’re very easy green tea brownies to whip up!
- Flour: All you need is all purpose flour to make these brownies.
- Butter: Unsalted butter that will be melted into the batter.
- Eggs: 2 eggs and 1 egg yolk for moisture and to bind all the ingredients.
- Vanilla Extract: Just 1 tsp to enhance the milky matcha flavor.
- Heavy Cream: I added in a little heavy cream to smooth out the flavor of matcha.
- Matcha Powder: Use culinary grade matcha for this recipe, save your ceremonial grade for drinking!
- Brown Sugar: To sweeten these brownies up!
- White Chocolate Chips: The perfect chocolate chips to go with matcha!
- Salt: Just a touch!
- Use chocolate chips instead of white chocolate chips
- Use nuts (pecans or walnuts) instead of chocolate
- Swirl Nutella or a chocolate ganache it into the brownie pan before baking
🧺 Storage tips
- Room Temperature: Store at room temperature wrapped in an an airtight container for up to 3 days.
- Fridge: Cool brownies completely and store them in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
- Freezer: Cool brownies completely and then place them in an airtight container or freezer safe bag and put in the freezer for up to 3 months. They will be good for up to 3 months but note the date of when it was baked on the container! Thaw at room temperature or microwave before eating.
🙋Frequently asked questions
What is matcha?
Matcha is made with young, green tea leaves that have been ground into a fine powder.
What type of matcha should I use?
While there are a variety of matcha grades that are readily available, use culinary grade matcha as it’s going into a dessert! Don’t waste your high quality matcha if it’s going to be mixed in with so many other ingredients 🙂
🔎 Related recipes
Want more asian inspired desserts? Here are a few easy recipes you can try out!
Matcha White Chocolate Chip Brownies
- 1 1/4 Cup All Purpose Flour (190 Grams)
- 1/3 Cup Heavy Cream (80 Grams)
- 8 tbsp Unsalted Butter (114 Grams / 1 Stick)
- 1 1/2 tbsp Matcha Powder (12 Grams)
- 1/2 Cup White Chocolate Chips (90 Grams)
- 1/2 Cup Light Brown Sugar (100 Grams)
- 2 Eggs + 1 Egg Yolk
- 1 tbsp Salt
- Heat oven to 350F. Then grease and line a 8" x 8"square pan with parchment paper.
- Take a large bowl and whisk flour, matcha powder and salt and set aside.
- Melt butter in the microwave or a saucepan and set aside to cool.
- Take out another bowl and mix melted butter and brown sugar. Then add in 2 eggs and 1 egg yolk as well as the heavy cream.
- Slowly whisk in dry ingredients to the wet mixture until combined. Then fold in optional white chocolate chips to the batter.
- Pour brownie batter into the pan and bake for 18-20 minutes.