Since I made this recipe roughly two weeks ago, all I’ve been thinking about is..
Vegan Matcha Crepe Cake lol
At first glance this concept seems very involved and meticulous in creating, but it’s all false. This concept is as easy as making plain ol’ crepes, you just need to make, well, a lot more! What I love about this concept is that it breaks away from the typical cake, is lighter, and has much more aesthetic appeal. While I’ve explored a vegan Red Velvet Crepe Cake, this Matcha just calls to me!
What sets this recipe apart from others is that it involves minimal ingredients, minimal steps, doesn’t have to look aesthetically perfect, has a gorgeous hue, a hint of matcha, and the coconut whip just puts this recipe over the top.
If I had to pick two recipes right now to eat for months, one would be the vegan Lemon & Rosemary Olive Oil Cake and the second would be this vegan Matcha Cake!!
I also found that working with Aiya Matcha made this recipe seamless! Its the perfect culinary grade matcha that can be used for a variety of concepts. If you need this staple in your kitchen, I highly recommend theirs!
If you love crepes, matcha, or simply just fabulous vegan eats.. You have to try this vegan Matcha Crepe Cake with coconut cream!
2 tbsp Follow Your Heart Vegan Egg, mixed with 1/2 cup cold almond milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ teaspoon salt
1 tbsp Aiya Matcha Powder – additional for sprinkling
2 cup flour
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 can coconut milk (refrigerated overnight)
Coconut whip: Remove the solid portion of the canned coconut and place in the bowl of a standing mixer with vanilla. Sift in the the powdered sugar for the best texture. Combine until smooth without clumps and set aside to chill.
Crepes: To make the crepes, combine all of the dry ingredients, add the almond milk and egg, and set aside in the fridge for about 20 minutes.
Heat a crepe pan or medium size nonstick skillet to medium heat. Right before you are going to add batter, put a small dap of butter in the pan and swirl to coat. Then, using a ¼ cup scoop, scoop batter into the pan, swirling the pan as you pour to evenly coat the pan with the batter.
Once the batter is even, set the pan down and allow the crepe to brown just slightly. Then carefully lift up the edges with a spatula and flip over. Once the crepe is browned on both sides, turn it out onto cooling rack. Repeat with remaining batter until all of it has been used.
To assemble, lay out the crepes from largest to smallest if the sizes vary. With a knife or spatula smooth on a layer of coconut whip and add the next crepe. Continue until you’ve used each crepe. Gently sift matcha over the top to coat the cake leaving some on the sides for aesthetic appeal. Slice, serve, enjoy!