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3 Must Try Matcha Green Tea Recipes

7 Reasons Why You Should Add Matcha Green Tea To Your Diet

Matcha, the finely ground green tea powder, has taken the culinary world by storm with its vibrant color and earthy flavor. Beyond its traditional role as a soothing beverage, matcha is a versatile ingredient that can be used to create a range of delicious dishes. In this blog, we'll introduce you to three must-try matcha recipes that will not only tantalize your taste buds but also infuse your meals with a burst of health benefits.

  1. Matcha Energy Boost Smoothie

Ready in 5 minutes | Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon Tea Trunk Matcha powder
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (or milk of your choice)
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional for sweetness)
  • Ice cubes (optional)
  • Fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

  • In a blender, combine the matcha powder, ripe banana, Greek yogurt, almond milk, and honey (if desired).
  • If you prefer a colder smoothie, add a few ice cubes to the blender.
  • Blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Pour into a glass, garnish with fresh mint leaves if desired, and enjoy!
  1. Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream

Preparation time: 15 minutes (+ freezing time) | Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons Tea trunk matcha powder
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions:

  • In a mixing bowl, whisk the matcha powder into the whole milk until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the heavy cream, sugar, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt until the sugar is fully dissolved.
  • Combine the matcha milk mixture with the cream mixture and stir well.
  • Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Transfer the churned ice cream to an airtight container and freeze for a few hours until it reaches your desired consistency.
  1. Matcha-Infused Baking Sensation: Matcha Chocolate Chip Cookies

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Baking time: 10-12 minutes | Makes about 24 cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons Tea Trunk matcha powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the flour, matcha powder, and baking soda.
  • In a separate bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in the egg and vanilla extract until well combined.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until a dough forms.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Drop spoonfuls of cookie dough onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden.
  • Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

So, whether you're looking for a morning energy boost, a sweet treat, or a baking adventure, these recipes are a must-try for every matcha enthusiast. Enjoy!

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