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Matcha Roll Recipe

Matcha roll is a popular Japanese cake. It is a refreshing sponge cake rolled with cream and red bean filling. Easy matcha roll recipe.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Baking
Keyword Matcha Roll
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 324 kcal


For Swiss Roll Cake:

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup fine sugar
  • 1/2 cup cake flour plus 2 teaspoon matcha powder
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

For Filling:

  • 1/2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • canned red bean filling, available in Japanese or Asian grocery stores


To make the filling:

  1. Whip the cream with sugar until creamy and thick. Keep in the refrigerator to chill.

To Make the Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 230 Celsius or 440 Fahrenheit. Line and grease a 10" x 12" rectangle pan.

  2. Beat the egg yolks and 1/2 the sugar until thick and pale.  In another bowl, beat the egg whites with the remaining sugar until stiff. Fold the egg yolk mixture into the egg white.

  3. Fold in the flour mixture and melted butter. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 10 minutes.

  4. Remove from the oven and let it cool for 10 minutes.

To Assemble the Cake:

  1. Transfer the cake to a piece of parchment paper. Spread an even layer of cream onto the cake and topped with red beans. Roll the cake up from the long end. Once it is firmly rolled up, wrap it up with the parchment paper and refrigerate it for at least an hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Matcha Roll Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 202mg67%
Sodium 105mg5%
Potassium 89mg3%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 805IU16%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.