Molten Chocolate Matcha Cake | A Comfort Food Recipe

Molten Chocolate Matcha Cake - Matcha Green Tea

Lior Lev Sercarz
Matcha has a high content of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which support the body’s efforts to maintain health and prevent disease. This recipe is an adaption of a dessert served in many restaurants by Chef Jean Georges Vongerichten.
Course Dessert
Servings 6 servings


  • 1 Stand Mixer
  • 1 Microwave
  • 6 Ramekins (8oz)



  • 2 sticks butter
  • 12 oz chocolate, chopped
  • 4 eggs, whole
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1/4 cup flour (plus extra for the ramekins)
  • 1 tsp matcha

Whipped Cream Topping

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/8 tsp fine sea salt


  • Preheat the oven to 450F.
  • Coat the isnide of the 8oz ramekins with butter and a fine dusting of flour.
  • Melt the chocolate and butter until smooth (in the microwave stirring 1 minute at a time). Stir well to combine well.
  • In a stand mixer fitted with a whisk, mix the eggs, yolks, sugar, and salt, on high until thickened and pale.
  • Fold the egg mixture into the melted chocolate.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the flour together with the matcha and then fold them into the chocolate and egg mixture.
  • Divide the batter into the ramekins and bake for 12 minutes.
  • While the cakes are baking, whip the cream with the sugar and salt to medium stiff peaks in the stand mixer.
  • When the cakes are finished baking, let cool for 2 minutes. Then serve topped with whipped cream while the cake is still warm and soft in the center. Enjoy!
Keyword chcolate cake, matcha
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