The Ultimate Matcha Latte Recipe

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The Reinvention Of the Humble Latte

You guys know that I love matcha lattes. They helped me kick my coffee addiction for good. I still drink espresso lattes but that is mainly because it is so difficult to find matcha lattes here in Germany. I don’t know why but it is like the whole world is going crazy about matcha and the Germans just don’t want to know about it.

So today I am going to share my recipe and 5 tips on how to get the perfect matcha latte at home.

5 Tips On Getting The Perfect Matcha Latte @ home

Non-diary milk

Choose a non-diary milk that tastes good to you. Coconut and almond milks are perfect to use, but you can also try soy milk. I am not against the diary milk matcha lattes but I personally think that matcha and diary milk don’t mix as well. 

High quality matcha

You don’t have to buy the highest premium matcha for your lattes but don’t get a cheap Chinese matcha-like green podwer – it will have a bitter taste!

Natural sweetener

I personally don’t add any sweeteners to my lattes as the milk already has some sweetness to it. But if you prefer your lattes sweet, then go for a natural sweetener such as:

  • honey
  • maple syrup
  • agave syrup

Milk frother

Foam is a must when it comes to lattes and it’s best created using a milk frother. If you don’t have one, good alternatives are a bamboo whisk or a blender.

Vanilla for a twist

Yes, vanilla flavoured matcha lattes taste amazing! 

And last but not least here is the recipe itself:

The Ultimate Matcha Latte
Serves 1
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Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 tbsp matcha tea powder
  2. 1 tbsp honey, maple syrup, agave syrup (optional)
  3. 2/3 cup hot coconut milk (full fat)
  4. 1/3 cup hot water
Instructions
  1. 1. Add the matcha tea powder to the matcha tea mug/bowl.
  2. 2. Pour the hot water and whisk vigorously in a zig zag motion until the tea is frothy.
  3. 3. Then pour part of the hot coconut milk and stir.
  4. 4. Sweeten if you want.
  5. 5. Froth the rest of the coconut milk separately in a cup, then gently pour the foam in the matcha tea mug/bowl.
  6. 6. Enjoy it while it is hot!
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