Ginger Matcha Latte – Easy and Delicious

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A simple recipe to make delightful spicy matcha latte

Homemade ginger matcha latte

I am excited to share with you a delicious and warming recipe for Ginger Matcha Latte.
There’s nothing better than a warm, cozy beverage on a chilly day, and this Ginger Matcha Latte is the perfect pick-me-up.
The recipe combines the flavor profiles of matcha and ginger in a surprisingly delicious way: matcha makes for a comforting flavor while the ginger adds a hint of spiciness that will warm you up from the inside out.

And if you’re new to matcha, don’t worry!
This recipe is easy to follow and you’ll be a pro in no time.
Plus, making your own matcha latte at home is not only fun but also a great way to save money.

So, grab your favorite mug and let’s get started on making this delicious Ginger Matcha Latte. Trust me, once you try it, you’ll be hooked!

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    Both matcha and ginger are packed with health benefits.
    Matcha is rich in antioxidants and can boost metabolism [1], while ginger is known for its anti-inflammatory and digestive properties [2].
    By combining the two in this latte, you’re getting a nutritious and delicious beverage.
    And you can use the milk of your choice, so it’s very easy to customize this drink into a vegan latte or make it keto friendly.
    This matcha latte is the perfect beverage to warm you up on a chilly day. The combination of matcha and ginger creates a soothing, cozy feeling in your stomach, making it a great choice for a morning or mid-day pick-me-up.
    Ginger and matcha might not seem like an obvious flavor combination, but trust me when I say that they work incredibly well together.
    The matcha adds a subtle earthiness that balances perfectly with the spiciness of the ginger and the natural sweetness of the milk.

What you’ll need

  • Ginger
  • Water
  • Milk
  • Matcha powder
  • (Optional) Sugar or honey


  • You can also make ginger tea with dried ginger tea.
  • Sweeten (or leave it as is) according to your taste
  • Make it vegan by using your preferred milk alternative.


How to do it

Time needed: 10 minutes

How to make matcha ginger latte

  1. Make ginger tea

    Peel and grate ginger root (look for alternatives * and ** bellow under “Tips”).
    Let steep in fresh boiled water for 5-10 minutes.Making fresh ginger tea for matcha ginger latte

  2. Prepare milk

    In the meanwhile, warm the milk and eventually, froth it (this is optional). Pour in the mug you’ll be drinking from.Frothing milk with a handheld frother to make latte

  3. Make matcha ginger concentrate

    Strain the ginger tea, adding a little amount of this yellowish warm water (2-3 Tbsp) to the matcha.
    Whisk with a matcha whisker or with a battery driven milk frother.
    If you don’t have any of these, just use a spoon or shake it in a tightly closed container.Combining ginger tea with matcha

  4. Assemble

    Combine the ginger tea and your ginger matcha concentrate with the milk. Optionally, sweeten to taste.Assembling ginger matcha latte


  • *The easiest way to peel the ginger root is with a spoon.
    But if you don’t want to peel it, you may also skip the peeling.
  • ** If you don’t have a grater, you can also make ginger tea by cutting it in slices and simmering in water for 5-10 minutes.
  • Feel free make this recipe your own by assembling it in the order you prefer. For instance:
    • you can pour the ginger tea over the milk or vice versa
    • froth the milk or leave it as is
Homemade ginger matcha latte
5 from 4 votes

Ginger Matcha Latte Recipe

A warming and spicy matcha latte
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Prep Time:5 minutes
Steeping:5 minutes
Total Time:10 minutes



  • ½ Inch Ginger root (1-1,5 cm)
  • ½ Cup water 125 ml
  • ½ Cup milk of choice 125 ml
  • ½ tsp. matcha I used culinary grade
  • honey or sugar to taste (Optional)


  • Start by peeling and grating some fresh ginger root.
    Put it in a cup and pour freshly boiled water over it.
    Let it steep for 5-10 minutes.
    Making fresh ginger tea for matcha ginger latte
  • While you wait, warm up some milk and froth it if you like.
    Pour the milk into a mug.
    Frothing milk with a handheld frother to make latte
  • Strain the ginger tea and add a small amount of it (about 2-3 tablespoons) to the matcha tea powder.
    Whisk the matcha with a matcha whisk or a battery-driven milk frother.
    If you don't have either of those, just use a spoon or shake it in a tightly closed container.
    Combining ginger tea with matcha
  • Combine everything together and optionally sweeten to taste.
    Assembling ginger matcha latte


  • My favorite trick to peel ginger is using a spoon:
Peeling ginger with a spoon
  • If you don’t have a grater, you can make ginger tea by simmering sliced ginger in water for around 5-10 minutes
  • Feel free to use dried ginger tea instead of fresh ginger


Serving: 8oz. | Calories: 80kcal
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, Japanese
Keyword: ginger, matcha
Servings: 1 Serving
Calories: 80kcal

If you’re looking for a unique and flavorful beverage, this Ginger Matcha Latte is definitely worth trying!
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  1. 5 stars
    I had never thought of this combination of Matcha and Ginger!
    But now that I think about it, it’s surely worth trying it. Thank you very much for this new idea combining two ingredients I love!

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