MATCHA LATTE

Matcha is one of those “acquired taste” sorts of beverages.  It has an earthy, grassy flavor.  And it differs from other green teas in that the entire leaf is consumed rather than steeping and discarding the leaves.  It can be enjoyed hot or cold…..  All by itself or with added milk (with this recipe we are adding milk)….. With or without flavor syrups….. the possibilities are endless with Matcha.

Matcha Latté

Matcha is a wonderfully nutritious beverage with a fresh earthy/grassy flavor. Serve this Latté hot or iced.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 1

Equipment

  • Matcha Whisk
  • Tea Kettle
  • 16 oz Glass or Mug

Ingredients
  

  • .5-1 tsp Matcha
  • 1 oz Distilled Water heated to 165ºF
  • 12 oz Milk of choice  Almond, Soy, Whole, Skim, Half & Half, Heavy Cream
  • 1-2 Tbsp Flavor Syrup  Lavender, Vanilla, Caramel, Salted Caramel, etc
  • Whipped Cream  optional
  • Ice  optional

Instructions
 

  • Heat Water and add Matcha powder
  • Whisk Matcha powder until well blended and frothy
  • Add Flavor Syrup of choice and to taste
  • Stir well
  • Add Milk of choice (steamed/frothed or cold)
  • Add ice if desired
  • Top with whipped cream if desired
  • Enjoy!!

Notes

Be creative.  You can add sprinkles of Matcha Powder to garnish, a sprig of mint or lavender, etc. 

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