Matcha Pie

Matcha Pie

Matcha, or powdered green tea, makes this pie a verdant green. Melissa and Emily Elsen, the owners of Four & Twenty Blackbirds in Brooklyn, use a culinary grade matcha, which is less bitter and which you can find online. Serve the pie plain or with whipped cream.
  • Total:
  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat the oven to 325 degrees. Whisk together sugar, flour, salt and matcha powder.
  2. Step 2

    Stir in butter, then beat in 3 eggs and 1 egg yolk, one at a time. Beat a couple of minutes more, stir in the cream and vanilla and strain into the pie shell.
  3. Step 3

    Bake about 50 minutes, rotating it 180 degrees after about 35 minutes, until set around the edges but still wobbly in the center. Allow to cool.