Small Matcha Cake

Soft vanilla sponge, decorated with light and fluffy matcha whipping cream. The cream is the perfect balance between bitter and sweet. Suitable for all matcha lovers.

Okay, can I just express how proud I am of this cake? It’s a simple, small cake, but the taste is amazing. If you love matcha as much as I do, this cake is right up your alley! Even my boyfriend, who isn’t much of a matcha fan, loved this cake. It has just the right amount of bitter green tea and sweet sugar. In addition, the cake looks gorgeous and serves a small crowd (2-3 people). There is no better cake for real matcha lovers. You only need a simple sponge and green tea whipped cream. The latter might sound fancy, but it takes just three ingredients.

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Take Mini-Breaks Every Day | MINDFUL MONDAY

We always know when our body feels stressed or overwhelmed. However, we don’t always respond to it. Our first instinct is to ignore that feeling. “It will go away.” It is crucial to recognize this response and to change it. It might not go away. Take a minute to let your body (and mind) relax. If you choose to ignore it, it will build and build until it’s too much for you to handle. Don’t let it get that far. Give yourself little breaks every day. Especially at stressful moments. Take a minute to breathe, let your shoulders relax and clear your mind. It doesn’t have to take more than 5 minutes. After this moment of complete relaxation, continue your work. Take these 5 minutes multiple times a day. It might not immediately improve the quality of your work, but it will definitely help you maintain your (mental) health.

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