Updated: Jun 28, 2020
Why use Matcha at home?
It's tasty and actually quite easy to re-create Matcha latte at home!
More economic. On average, it costs $6 for a Matcha latte in stores.
Plenty of health benefits! Read more here.
If you’ve recently fallen in love with the taste of matcha, you’re not alone! Matcha has recently taken the world by storm – the distinct green hue combined with naturally delicious, unique flavour has found its way into baked goods, ice cream, and an assortment of other treats. This versatile powdered tea is the powerhouse of many innovative Asian snacks and desserts. As matcha gains ever-increasing popularity, it is enlightening to know that it has been a major part of life in Asia for 900 years! Only in recent decades, research has revealed that this vibrant powdered tea is packed with significant health benefits. Matcha can be enjoyed daily in the form of a simple beverage, yet its versatility opens doors for countless culinary creations in the modern day.
INGREDIENTS 1.5 TEASPOONS MATCHA POWDER 50 ML HOT WATER 250 ML MILK 1/2 CUP OF ICE 60 ML SIMPLE SYRUP (RECIPE BELOW)
OPTIONAL: ADD PEARLS OR ENJOY ON ITS OWN
Step 1: Make simple syrup
100 ML SUGAR 100 ML HOT WATER
Fully dissolve sugar in hot water. Left over simple syrup can be stored in the fridge. You will need simple syrup for pearls and your drink
Step 2: Preparing your Matcha Powder
Don't have a whisk? No problem! Check out the video on how to prepare your matcha if you don't have a whisk!
Step 3: Add ingredients together
Pour Matcha powder into a cup, add milk, simple syrup and ice. Stir until cold!
Watch this simple video!