Matcha Lemon Pudding Cakes

This old-fashioned pudding cake is updated with the fragrant flavour of matcha tea. It’s a fun green dessert for St. Patrick’s day – but so delicious that

6 servings

Easy 10 minutes



for this recipe Matcha Lemon Pudding Cakes

Matcha Lemon Pudding Cakes:

1 package vanilla cake mix
0.25 cup matcha green tea powder
2 eggs
Shirriff Lemon Pie Filling
2 cup 2% Milk
1 cup Whipping Cream
0.25 cup Icing sugar, sifted and divided




Preheat oven to 325˚F (160˚C). Grease two round 9-inch baking dishes; set aside. 


Prepare cake mix according to package directions; whisk in matcha powder. Scrape half of the batter into each of the prepared baking dishes; smooth top.


Using electric mixer, beat eggs until light and creamy. Beat in Lemon Pie Filling powder. Stir in milk and 1/3 cup (75 mL) water. Spoon half of the pudding mixture onto top of each cake; smooth tops. 


Place each baking dish on parchment paper– lined baking sheet. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until cake tester inserted into centre of cake comes out clean. (Note: pudding layer will sink to the bottom. When inserting cake tester, insert in the middle of the cake layer, not into bottom pudding layer). Let cool completely on rack. 


Meanwhile, whip cream until stiff peaks form. Stir in icing sugar. Scoop cake and pudding layer onto serving dishes. Top with dollop of whipped cream.

Cook's Tip

For an extra-green St. Paddy’s Day cake, stir in a few drops of green food colouring.

Cook's Tip

Serve with a dusting of icing sugar if desired.

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