Baked Green Tea Donuts

You can taste the green tea matcha flavor in every bite of these baked green tea donuts. The donuts are baked and not fried.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword donut, green tea, matcha
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 6 donuts
Calories 225kcal
Author Liza Agbanlog


  • ¾ cup cake flour
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp matcha green tea powder
  • 1 egg , beaten
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter , melted
  • 1 tbsp honey

Matcha Glaze: (optional)

  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 2 tsp matcha powder
  • 2-3 tbsp hot water


  • Position the rack in the middle of the oven and then preheat the oven to 425 degree F. Spray a 6-cavity donut pan with vegetable cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, sift together the cake flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and matcha.
  • Add the beaten egg, milk, butter and honey. Beat until just combined. Fill each pan cavity 2/3 full.
  • Bake 7-9 minutes or until tops of the donuts spring back when touched. Let cool in the pan for 5 minutes before removing.
  • If using the match a glaze, in a medium bowl, whisk together the confectioner’s sugar and matcha powder. Stir in 2 tablespoons of hot water, stirring until the glaze is thick and smooth. Add another tablespoon of hot water if glaze is too thick. Use immediately to glaze donuts.


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Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 66mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg