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How to Make a Matcha Latte

How to Make a Matcha Latte is a step-by-step recipe for how to this Japanese favorite. Tea houses in Kyoto have been serving matcha (green tea) for thousands of years. This version is mixed with your milk of choice.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Japanese
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Servings: 1 cup of matcha
Calories: 340kcal
Author: Adrianna Adarme
Cost: $8


  • 1 teaspoon pure matcha green tea powder
  • 1 tablespoon hot water (just under boiling)
  • 1/4 cup hot water (just under boiling)
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk, almond milk or cow's milk


  • Sift the matcha powder into the bottom of a wide mug.
  • Pour in the 1 tablespoon of hot water. Whisk vigorously until all of the matcha powder has dissolved.
  • Next, pour in the remaining 1/4 cup of hot water and whisk again until dissolved.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, set over medium-low heat, combine the honey and milk. Heat until very warm. Whisk vigorously to create a bit of froth at the top. Pour the warmed milk into the mug and whisk one last more.