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Irresistible Recipes That Will Turn You Into a Devout Matcha Admirer


February 26, 2023

Matcha, a powdered green tea originating from Japan, has gained immense popularity recently. Besides its many health benefits, Matcha has become a versatile ingredient in the culinary world. From lattes to cakes, Matcha has found its way into various recipes.

If you want to add excitement to your cooking routine, experimenting with matcha recipes is a must-try! Whether you're a novice or a seasoned cook, plenty of matcha recipes are out there to suit your level of expertise. So, grab your matcha powder, and let's get creative in the kitchen!

Rose Matcha Latte

To make a rose matcha latte, you will need a few ingredients. Start by brewing a cup of strong matcha green tea and set it aside. In a separate pan, heat up some milk and add a few drops of rose water, honey, and vanilla extract.

Stir until the mixture is hot and the honey is dissolved. Then, pour the matcha tea into a mug and slowly pour the hot milk mixture on top. Use a spoon to froth the milk and sprinkle some rose petals on top for decoration.

This sweet and floral latte is perfect for a cozy afternoon or a special occasion. Enjoy!


Matcha powder


Milk (dairy or plant-based)

Sweetener of your choice (sugar, honey, or agave)

Dried rose petals (optional)

Hot water

Note: The quantities of the ingredients will vary depending on the serving size and taste preference.

Matcha White Chocolate Mousse

Matcha White Chocolate Mousse is a light and fluffy dessert that combines the earthy flavor of Matcha green tea with the sweetness of white chocolate. To make the mousse, melt the white chocolate in a double boiler and let it cool to room temperature. Whisk egg whites and sugar in a separate bowl until they form stiff peaks.

Then, mix together the Matcha powder and heavy cream until it forms soft peaks. Fold the cooled white chocolate into the Matcha and cream mixture, then gently fold the egg whites. Pour the mixture into serving cups and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

When ready, garnish with fresh whipped cream and a dusting of Matcha powder. The result is a decadent dessert that's bursting with flavor and perfect for any occasion.


2 teaspoons of Matcha powder

1/4 cup of boiling water

1 cup of heavy cream

2 tablespoons of sugar

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

1/2 cup of white chocolate chips

2 egg yolks

Optional toppings:

Whipped cream

Fresh berries

Chocolate shavings

Note: This recipe makes 4-6 servings.

Matcha Cake with Matcha Buttercream

The Matcha Cake with Matcha Buttercream is an exquisite dessert that tantalizes the taste buds and the eyes. This scrumptious creation marries Matcha's delicate, verdant essence with the velvety, luscious texture of buttercream frosting. Its striking appearance is as captivating as its flavor, with a beautifully green-hued cake layer adorned with a decadent layer of creamy matcha frosting. This dessert is truly a work of art, destined to impress anyone lucky enough to savor its delectable taste.

For the Cake:

2 cups of all-purpose flour

1 cup of granulated sugar

3 teaspoons of baking powder

1 teaspoon of salt

2 tablespoons of matcha powder

¾ cup of unsalted butter softened

3 eggs

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

1 cup of whole milk

For the Matcha Buttercream:

1 ½ cups of unsalted butter, softened

3 cups of powdered sugar

2 tablespoons of matcha powder

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

1-2 tablespoons of heavy cream (optional, for desired consistency)

Matcha Mochi

Matcha Mochi is a popular Japanese sweet treat made from glutinous rice flour and matcha powder. To make this delicious dessert, mix glutinous rice flour, sugar, baking powder, and matcha powder in a large bowl. Then, whisk together eggs, milk, and vegetable oil in a separate bowl.

Combine the wet and dry ingredients, and mix until smooth. Pour the mixture into a greased baking dish and bake until golden brown. Once the mochi has cooled, cut it into small squares and dust it with cornstarch and matcha powder to prevent sticking. Serve the Matcha Mochi as a delightful snack or dessert, and enjoy its chewy texture and unique matcha flavor.


1 cup of mochiko (sweet rice flour)

1/4 cup of sugar

1 tablespoon of matcha powder

1 teaspoon of baking powder

1/4 cup of vegetable oil

1 cup of milk

1 egg

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Additionally, you may need some cornstarch for dusting the baking pan and a few drops of food coloring (optional) for added visual appeal.

Matcha ice cream

Matcha ice cream is a refreshing and creamy dessert that highlights the distinctive flavor of matcha powder. To make this delicious treat, start by whisking together 2 cups of heavy cream and 1 cup of whole milk in a saucepan over medium heat. Gradually add 1/2 cup of sugar and continue stirring until the sugar dissolves completely.

Remove the saucepan from the heat and whisk in 3 tablespoons of matcha powder until the mixture is smooth and well combined. Let the mixture cool to room temperature and then transfer it to an ice cream maker, following the manufacturer's instructions. Once the ice cream is churned, transfer it to a container and freeze it for at least 2 hours to firm up. Serve the matcha ice cream in a cone or dish, and enjoy this Japanese-inspired dessert's unique and delicious taste.


2 cups of heavy cream

1 cup of whole milk

1/2 cup of granulated sugar

3 tablespoons of matcha powder

Matcha Tea Marshmallow Crispy Treats

Matcha Tea Marshmallow Crispy Treats are a delightful twist on the classic crispy treat recipe. Melt butter in a large saucepan over low heat to make these treats. Add marshmallows and stir until completely softened, then mix in matcha powder and stir until combined.

Remove from heat and add rice cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Transfer the mixture to a greased 9x13-inch baking dish and press it into an even layer. Let the treats cool for a few minutes before cutting them into squares.

These treats have a lovely green hue and a subtle earthy flavor from the matcha powder. They are perfect for tea lovers and anyone looking for a unique twist on a classic treat. Savor every last bite of these Matcha Tea Marshmallow Crispy Treats and relish in the delightful combination of flavors and textures!


4 tablespoons of unsalted butter

10 ounces of mini marshmallows

1 tablespoon of matcha green tea powder

6 cups of crispy rice cereal


Cooking spray (for greasing the pan)

Matcha powder or sprinkles (for garnish)

Matcha Crepes with Chocolate Ganache

This indulgent creation offers a balance of flavors that will please any discerning palate. The crepes are light and lacy, delicately infused with Matcha's grassy, floral aroma. The chocolate ganache is velvety and rich, melting in the mouth with a smooth, creamy texture.

Together, they create a symphony of flavors that dance across the taste buds. This dessert is a luxurious treat, perfect for any occasion you want to impress your guests with elegance and decadence. Mix flour, sugar, matcha powder, and salt in a bowl to make the crepes.

In another bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, and vanilla extract. Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and whisk until smooth. Let the batter rest for 10 minutes.

Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat and pour a ladleful of batter into the pan. Swirl the pan to spread the batter evenly and cook for 1-2 minutes on each side. Heat heavy cream and chocolate chips in a double boiler until smooth and creamy to make the chocolate ganache.

Fill each crepe with a generous spoonful of chocolate ganache, roll it up, and serve. Optionally, top with additional chocolate ganache and matcha powder or sprinkles for a beautiful finish. This dessert is perfect for anyone who loves sweet and bitter flavors.

For the crepes:

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon matcha powder

1 tablespoon granulated sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 and 1/2 cups milk

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

For the chocolate ganache:

1/2 cup heavy cream

1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

1 tablespoon unsalted butter

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Optional toppings:

Whipped cream

Fresh fruit

Powdered sugar

Note: These ingredient quantities should yield approximately 8-10 crepes, depending on the size of the pan you use.

Matcha Cheesecake

This culinary masterpiece offers a delightful and innovative twist on the classic cheesecake, delivering a delectable harmony of creamy and earthy flavors. Each luscious bite of this velvety cheesecake is infused with Matcha's subtle yet distinct essence, resulting in an indulgence that's as unforgettable as it is irresistible. Whether you're a die-hard fan of cheesecake or simply seeking a new and exciting dessert, the Matcha Cheesecake will leave a lasting impression on your taste buds.

To make the crust, combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and sugar and press the mixture into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. For the filling, beat softened cream cheese and sugar until smooth, then add flour, eggs, sour cream, heavy cream, matcha powder, and vanilla extract. Pour the mixture into the prepared crust and bake for 50-60 minutes until the center is almost set.

Let the cheesecake cool to room temperature before refrigerating for at least 4 hours or overnight to set. Serve with whipped cream and fresh berries, and dust with matcha powder for an extra touch of flavor and visual appeal.

For the crust:

1 and 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs

6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

1/4 cup granulated sugar

For the filling:

16 oz cream cheese, softened

3/4 cup granulated sugar

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

3 large eggs

1/2 cup sour cream

1/4 cup heavy cream

2 tablespoons matcha powder

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the topping:

Whipped Cream (optional)

Berries (optional)

Matcha powder (optional)

A world of delicious possibilities awaits you with Matcha. With its unique flavor and numerous health benefits, Matcha is an excellent addition to any kitchen. So why not try your hand at creating your own matcha creations and discover endless opportunities to elevate your taste buds and your health? Happy cooking!

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