DIY Iced Matcha Green Tea Latte

Light, creamy and refreshing iced matcha latte made at home, in the blender in under a minute. This Starbucks copycat recipe taste just as good for a fraction of the price!
Matcha!! Ever since I tried this iced matcha latte a few years ago, I’ve never turned back. It’s so creamy, refreshing and tastes like no other drink. I crave the iced version in the summer and usually end up picking up a glass at my local Starbucks, but it’s so expensive; $4 a cup? no, thank you. This homemade version tastes just as good, if not better for a fraction of the price.

The milk and matcha powder is mixed in the blender to remove any lumps. This means you can double or triple the recipe and store the remaining Matcha in the fridge for the rest of the week. To use, simply pour into a cup of ice and enjoy!

The trick to making a good matcha latte is a good quality matcha powder. Matcha powder is one of those things that you should spend the few extra pennies and get the good brand because matcha varies in quality. Generally, the lighter the matcha the better quality. Stay away from matcha that looks olive or brownish.

What is Matcha Powder?

Matcha is a type of powdered green tea that is mostly grown and produced in Japan. During the last few weeks of their growth, the tea leaves are shaded from the sun to increase their chlorophyll content and produce the vibrant green color. The leaves are then ground to produce a fine powder which is used in recipes for making teas, lattes, smoothies, and even ice-cream.

Iced Matcha Green Tea Latte

Creamy and refreshing homemade version of Starbucks Iced Matcha Latte made in the blender in under 1 minute. 
4.5 from 10 votes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Japanese
Prep Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 1 minute
Servings: 1 cup

Ingredients

Instructions

  • To the bowl of a blender, add the milk, matcha powder, and vanilla syrup.Blend for 30 seconds to 1 minute or until the matcha is lump free. 
  • Pour into a cup of ice and Enjoy! 

Notes

*Double or triple the recipe and store the remaining matcha in mason jars in the fridge for the rest of the week.
 

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    Comments

    Gwendolyn Rios

    I recommend the Matcha Green Tea powder from trader joes. the single serve packets are good and they have no sugar.

    Terry

    yesterday it was so hot and humid and I found your recipe just in time. it was so delicious and more healthier than starbucks, thank you 🙂

    Whitney

    This was so goood..i added the vanilla and agave. Will make it everyday this summer.thabk you

    Alexis

    Yesss great recipe!! Very easy & it taste good!

    Lena

    Turned out great!

    Mari argumedo

    Wich matcha powder brand you recomend

      Sky andropoulos

      Try Jade leaf, they have a match A latte mix, you can sign up and get a discount on your order either through the Jade Leaf website or amazon.

      Gwendolyn Rios

      I recommend the Matcha Green Tea powder from trader joes. the single serve packets are good and they have no sugar.

    Izzybel

    Omg i just made this RECIPe, and in my opinion this was actually way better than other iced matcha lattes that i had tasted from OTHEr COFFEe SHOPS which in the past have made me feel a little bloater, this didnt make me feel bloated at all and i had a larger cup than i usually order At a coffe shop, will definitely be making This more in The future!

      Layla

      Thanks for the 5 stars! I’m glad you enjoyed this latte even better than your local coffee shop!! 🙂

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