A simple recipe to make delightful spicy 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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What you’ll need
- 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
- 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.
- Prepare milk
In the meanwhile, warm the milk and eventually, froth it (this is optional). Pour in the mug you’ll be drinking from.
- 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.
Combine the ginger tea and your ginger matcha concentrate with the milk. Optionally, sweeten to taste.
- *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
Ginger Matcha Latte Recipe
- 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.
- While you wait, warm up some milk and froth it if you like.Pour the milk into a mug.
- 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.
- Combine everything together and optionally sweeten to taste.
- My favorite trick to peel ginger is using 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
If you’re looking for a unique and flavorful beverage, this Ginger Matcha Latte is definitely worth trying!
Looking for more warming recipes? Check these easy-to-make hot drinks: