Green Tea Donuts and a Ming Tea Murder

Ming Tea Murder
Ming Tea Murder by Laura Childs. Cover Reprinted with Permission
  • Total: 29 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 14 mins
  • Yield: One dozen (12 servings)

Where else would you find Green Tea Donuts, but in the Indigo Tea Shop in Charleston, S.C. Don't book your hotel rooms yet. Although, the Indigo Tea Shop is a  highly business, it is totally fictional. Yes once again, Laura Childs has her lead character, Theodosia up to her neck in murder, fine teas and scrumptious treats. Everytime I read one of these Tea Shop Mysteries, it's like a little vacation with some of my best friends. Come join us. We'd love to have you!

Thanks to Laura Childs for sharing her recipe and wonderful stories.

Ming Tea Murder by Laura Childs.

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What You'll Need

  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon matcha green tea powder
  • 2/3 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vinegar

How to Make It

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and green tea powder in a bowl. In another bowl, combine oil, buttermilk, egg, vinegar, and vanilla. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Fill a greased donut pan about two-thirds full and baking for 12 to 14 minutes. Add your own frosting or glaze. 

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
129 Calories
3g Fat
24g Carbs
2g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)