Sakura Matcha Mousse Cake


Matcha Sponge
Group 1
Pinnacle Sponge Mix SP 500g
Eggs 500g
Matcha Powder15g
Water 125g
Group 2
Corn Oil 125g

Sakura Mousse
Group 1
Mauri Non-Dairy Whip Topping 360g
Mascarpone Cheese180g
Gelatin 6g
Water 30g
Sakura Kularome 12g
Pink Colour 3 Drops
Toasted almond nibs (use when assemble)  

Baking Step:

Match Sponge
  1. Dissolve matcha powder in water.
  2. Mix Group 1 ingredients for 1 minute at low speed.
  3. Scrape down sides to ensure no lumps sticking to the bowl.
  4. Change to high speed and mix for about 6 minutes.
  5. Gradually add in Group 2 and blend at slow speed for about 1 min.
  6. Fill 400g batter into 8 inch tin.
  7. Bake at 180°C for about 30 mins. Baking conditions vary depending on batter scaling weight and oven characteristics.
  8. Remove from oven and let it cool before rolling.
Sakura Mousse
  1. Soak gelatin in water and set aside.
  2. Double boil gelatin until dissolves ans stir into milk.
  3. In a mixing bowl, add in non-dairy whip topping, mascarpone cheese, sakura kularome and pink colour and whisk until medium peak is formed. Fold in the milk mixture until smooth.
Sakura Glaze
  1. Soak gelatin in water and set aside.
  2. Boil water and sugar until dissolve, stir in soaked gelatin until it is fully dissolved. Remove from heat.
  3. Pour mixture into white chocolate and whisk until white chocolate melted. Stir in sakura kularome and pink colour until well combine.


  1. Divide matcha sponge into 2 layers.
  2. Place a layer of the sponge as base on a mousse ring. Fill in 250g mousse onto the cake. Add in some toasted almond nibs into the mousse. Repeat for another set.
  3. Allow the mousse to set in the freezer for about 4 hours.
  4. Unmould from mousse ring. Glaze it with the sakura glaze and decorate as desired.