Greentea Butter Cake



250g unsalted Butter
200g Castor Sugar
250g Eggs (without shell)
110g Plain Flour
150g Self raising flour
1/2 tsp Salt
140g liquid Milk
25g oil
1 tsp Vanilla extract
20g Greentea Powder (use a good brand for better colour)


Preheat oven to 170C. Greased and flour or line a loaf pan (8 x 5 x 4″).

1. Cream room temperature butter, oil and sugar until creamy. Slowly add in lightly beaten mixture of eggs and vanilla extract.
2. Alternately add in sifted flours/greentea/salt mixture and milk and mix until well incorporated.
3. Pour into prepared loaf pan and bake for 50-60 minutes at 170C until golden brown.



  1. Samuel said

    HI Jeannie, for the green tea butter cake can i put in round tin?instead in loaf tin. KIndly advise what is the size for the round tin?

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    • jeannietay said

      An 8″ round should suffice.


  2. Samuel said

    thanks a lot.


  3. Samuel said

    sorry ti disturb you again. Can i use salted butter instead of unsalted will be any different? Just reduce the salt?


    • jeannietay said

      Just omit the salt if using salted butter.


  4. Samuel said

    Thanks Jeannie for your guidance and advice.


  5. Lee said

    Hi Jeannie. If i don’t put 25g oil, any difference with the cake texture.


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