Invigorating Confection

Bitter and sweet flavors are combined for lighter consumption

Implications - Moving away from conventional seasonal flavors such as citrus, brands are choosing to infuse baked goods with tea flavors, such as earl gray and matcha, to achieve a similarly invigorating taste. Ultimately, tea infusion not only offers a remixed take on seasonal refreshment; it also plays to consumers' desire for constant reinvention.
SCORE: 2.2
Untested Top 5 Examples: 1,627 Total Clicks Mar 15 - Jun 15
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Tea Sweet Buns - This Recipe for Matcha Melon Bread is a Yummy Green Tea-Integrating Dessert
SCORE: 2.6
Mild 569 Clicks Pub: Mar 24, 15
Tea Sweet Buns
This Recipe for Matcha Melon Bread is a Yummy Green Tea-Integrating Dessert
This melon bread is a green twist on the classic Japanese sweet bun. The Matcha Melon Bread is essentially melonpan, but incorporates a variety of antioxidant-packed and energy-boosting green tea.... [More]
Tea-Infused Toppings - Masala Chai Tea Mixed In With Coconut Whipped Cream Goes Great On Fruit
SCORE: 2.8
Untested 315 Clicks Pub: May 28, 15
Tea-Infused Toppings
Masala Chai Tea Mixed In With Coconut Whipped Cream Goes Great On Fruit
For people who would argue fruit isn’t a dessert, this coconut whipped cream topping could just change your mind. From food blogger Beth from Tasty Yummies, the masala chai-infused recipe goes... [More]
Matcha Chocolate Truffles - Chef Jen Yee Rolls Chocolate Truffles in Green Tea Powder
SCORE: 2.5
Untested 332 Clicks Pub: May 25, 15
Matcha Chocolate Truffles
Chef Jen Yee Rolls Chocolate Truffles in Green Tea Powder
Created by pastry chef Jen Yee, Matcha Chocolate Truffles take the traditional chocolate truffle and adorn it with green tea powder. With a day bakery and restaurant in New York City, Jen Yee is... [More]
Tea-Infused Mini Muffins - The Earl Grey and Blackberry Muffins From Tasty Yummies are Grain-Free
SCORE: 1.5
Untested 203 Clicks Pub: May 14, 15
Tea-Infused Mini Muffins
The Earl Grey and Blackberry Muffins From Tasty Yummies are Grain-Free
If you love that classic English earl grey flavor, you will absolutely adore these blackberry muffins. The tea-infused recipe is also made for people with dietary restrictions in mind, as they are... [More]
White Chocolate Tea Desserts - YonestlyYUM's Matcha Green Tea Cake Recipe is Very Light and Airy
SCORE: 1.4
Untested 208 Clicks Pub: Apr 6, 15
White Chocolate Tea Desserts
YonestlyYUM's Matcha Green Tea Cake Recipe is Very Light and Airy
Interestingly enough, this white chocolate and matcha green tea cake was inspired by a Kit Kat bar found exclusively in Japan. Created by Karen of the food blog HonestlyYUM, the light and spongy... [More]