Introducing the Delicious Velvet Crumb Cake

Looking for a delightful treat that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more? Look no further than the decadent Velvet Crumb Cake. Bursting with flavor and texture, this homemade cake is sure to become a regular favorite.

Asian Flair

This Velvet Crumb Cake is unlike other recipes due to its unique cultural twist. No ordinary mix of sugar, butter, and flour, this cake encompasses the flavors of East Asia by combining the usual suspects with fragrant, sweet matcha powder. The result is an intriguing and delightful flavor that makes for an unforgettable, one-of-a-kind dessert.

Making This Delightful Cake

Making this cherished dessert is surprisingly simple. Here’s what you’ll need:

– 1/2 cup butter
– 2/3 cup sugar
– 1 cup all purpose flour
– 1 tsp. baking powder
– 1/4 tsp. salt
– 2 eggs
– 2 tsp. sweet red bean paste
– 2 tsp. matcha powder
– 1/2 cup chopped hotaruimo (boiled or roasted Japanese chestnut)


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
2. In a medium bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
3. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, and salt.
4. Add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture and stir until just combined.
5. In a separate bowl, beat eggs together with red bean paste and matcha powder.
6. Carefully fold the egg mixture into the cake batter.
7. Grease a 9” cake pan, spread the batter into the pan and spread the chopped hotaruimo evenly over the top of the cake.
8. Bake in preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
9. Allow the cake to cool before serving. Enjoy!

A Perfect Ending

This Velvet Crumb Cake brings together the comforting flavors of a classic crumb cake with the exotic and exciting flavors of Asian cuisine. Try it today to bring a whole new element of delight to your dessert tray.

It’s an ideal way to end a meal, and can also be served simply with a cup of tea. Enjoy a unique and interesting dessert with the Velvet Crumb Cake.