Matcha Green Tea Swirl Brownies

photo of brownies on a plate

Shortly after I discovered that I could turn a lot of cakes and cookies
that are white in color to be matcha green tea flavored, I thought of
making matcha green tea swirl brownies, using a recipe I had once used
for zebra brownies.

Recipe (Adapted from Pillsbury Zebra Brownies Recipe)

Filling

6oz.packages cream cheese, softened

1/4cup sugar

1/2teaspoon vanilla extract

1 large egg

2 tsp matcha green tea powder

Brownie mixture

1 (19.25 oz.)package Traditional Fudge Brownie

3 tablespoons water

1/3 cup Vegetable Oil

2 large eggs

Directions

1.HEAT
oven to 350°F. Spray the bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with
no-stick cooking spray. Combine all filling ingredients in small bowl;
beat until smooth. Set aside. Combine all brownie ingredients in large
bowl; beat 50 strokes with spoon.
2.SPREAD
half of brownie batter in prepared pan. Pour filling mixture over
brownie batter, spreading to cover. Top with spoonfuls of remaining
brownie batter. To marble, pull knife through batter in wide curves;
turn pan and repeat.
3.BAKE 32 to 35 minutes or until set. Cool completely. Refrigerate at least 1 hour. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.

close-up photo of brownies on a plate

Matcha Green Tea Swirl Brownies

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 32 minutes
Total Time: 47 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
These brownies are swirled with match green tea that give them a pretty marbled look.

Ingredients:

  • 6 oz cream cheese softened
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tsp matcha green tea powder

Brownie Mixture

  • 1 (19.25-oz) box Traditional Fudge Brownie mix
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray the bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. Combine all filling ingredients in small bowl; beat until smooth. Set aside. Combine all brownie ingredients in large bowl; beat 50 strokes with spoon.
  3. Spread half of brownie batter in prepared pan. Pour filling mixture over brownie batter, spreading to cover. Top with spoonfuls of remaining brownie batter. To marble, pull knife through batter in wide curves; turn pan and repeat.
  4. Bake the brownies 32 to 35 minutes or until set. Cool completely. Refrigerate at least 1 hour. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.

Notes:

Recipe adapted from Pillsbury Zebra Brownies Recipe

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