Planning your holiday menu? Well, here is one your guests will love for dessert (and if there are any leftovers, for breakfast the next morning…): Greentea White Chocolate Cupcakes, made with our own… wait for it… Greentea White Matcha Chocolate Chupon!
Like snow fall on Christmas Day, these cupcakes are perfection.
White Chocolate Cupcakes
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2 large eggs
4-oz Chupon white matcha chocolate, chopped
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup plus 1 tbsp milk (low fat is fine)
Preheat oven to 325F. Line muffin pans with 18 cupcake liners.
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
In a small, microwave-safe bowl, melt the chopped white chocolate by heating it in 30 second intervals in the microwave. Stir well with a fork between each interval and cook only until the chocolate is smooth when stirred.
In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light. Beat in eggs one at a time, followed by melted white chocolate and vanilla extract. Working in two or three additions, alternate adding in some of the milk and some of the flour mixture, ending with a final addition of flour. Mix until just incorporated and no streaks of flour remain.
Divide batter evenly into prepared muffin cups. Bake at 325F for 20-23 minutes until a tester comes out clean and the tops spring back when lightly pressed with a fingertip.
Cool on a wire rack.
Makes 18 cupcakes.
Then for the frosting…
White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
4-oz cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 cup butter, room temperature
1-oz Chupon white matcha chocolate, melted and slightly cooled
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 tsp milk or cream
2-3 cups confectioners’ sugar
2 oz Chupon white matcha chocolate for garnish
In a large mixing bowl, cream together cream cheese, butter and melted white macha chocolate. Beat in vanilla and milk, then add in the confectioners’ sugar gradually until the frosting reaches your desired consistency (make it a bit stiffer if you wish to pipe it onto the cupcakes instead of spreading it with a knife).
Spread frosting onto cupcakes with a knife, or transfer to a pastry bag fitted with a wide tip and pipe onto cooled cupcakes. Sprinkle the top with Chupon white matcha chocolate for decorative garnish.
- Want to make this recipe? Visit our online store to order your Chupon white matcha chocolate!