In celebration of World Donut Day, why not try a treat that is both unexpected and surprisingly healthy. The Tummy Train's recipe for sesame matcha donuts is culturally-themed and features one of Asia's most coveted ingredients, green tea matcha powder.
In addition to being adapted by multiple food bloggers, matcha powder is also a favorite among major brands -- like Pocky and Kit-Kat -- who have adapted it into its most popular products.
This sesame matcha dessert is a great treat to try this World Donut Day and features a flour, baking powder and egg base that is infused with sea salt, matcha powder and granulated sugar. The mix also features sour cream and whole milk ingredients that are garnished with a tasty matcha glaze -- made with confectioner's sugar, matcha powder and black sesame seeds.
World Donut Day Inspires this Culturally Themed Dessert Recipe
1. Matcha Powder - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Explore new ways to incorporate matcha powder into various food and beverage products, appealing to health-conscious consumers who are seeking unique flavors and nutritional benefits.
2. Culturally-themed Desserts - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create culturally-themed dessert recipes that celebrate different cuisines, providing a unique and memorable dining experience for consumers looking for new flavors and cultural appreciation.
3. Healthy Alternatives - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop healthier versions of popular comfort foods, like donuts, by using alternative ingredients and techniques to cater to the growing demand for nutritious and guilt-free indulgences.
1. Food and Beverage - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Collaborate with food and beverage brands to create innovative products incorporating matcha powder, tapping into the growing consumer interest in unique and healthier ingredients.
2. Restaurant and Catering - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Introduce culturally-themed dessert menus in restaurants and catering services to offer a distinct culinary experience, attracting adventurous eaters and culture enthusiasts.
3. Health and Wellness - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop and market matcha-based products, such as nutritional supplements or wellness beverages, to cater to health-conscious consumers seeking natural and functional ingredients for their well-being.