Super Delicious Swirled Matcha Cocoa Muffins

Matcha Muffin

Who doesn't love a good muffin? Try this simple recipe for delicious matcha cocoa muffins that will surely impress. (Recipe credit: Aiya)


For the Matcha Batter
  • 2 Tbsp Mista Matcha Everyday Matcha
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar (increase to 3/4 cup sugar for sweeter muffins)
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
For the Cocoa Batter
  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar (increase to 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp sugar for sweeter muffins)
  • 1 1/2  tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2  egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp melted butter


  • First, make the Matcha batter.
  • In a medium bowl, sift together the dry ingredients and set aside.
  • Microwave the butter for 20-30 seconds until melted.
  • Add the milk to the butter, and whisk until incorporated. Add the egg and mix until combined.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just incorporated.
  • Next, make the cocoa batter. Repeat steps 2-5. (Microwave butter for ~15 seconds instead of 20-30).
  • Transfer batter to separate piping bags.
  • Preheat the oven to 180C and line cupcake tins with cupcake liners.
  • Pipe the Matcha batter into the cupcake liners until 2/3rds full.
  • “Inject” a dollop of the cocoa batter into the center of the Matcha batter until the cupcake liner is full.
  • Using a toothpick, swirl the two flavors together.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes. Then, lower the temperature to 160C and bake for an additional 5-7 minutes.
  • Cool and enjoy!


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