How do you enjoy your Matcha?
Whether you enjoy Matcha as a pre-workout booster or to get through the 3pm slump, Matcha is an undeniably tasty beverage. Mix up the way you enjoy your Matcha powder
Below we show you the most popular Matcha drinks in our Chalait Matcha Cafes in New York.
Matcha Shot: A matcha shot is our go-to beverage straight out of bed, perfect when you are in a hurry or on your way to the gym. A matcha shot tastes fresh, with a subtle sweetness.
1 teaspoon Matcha powder
- 2 ounces of water at 175 degrees
To make, add one teaspoon of Chalait Matcha powder to the matcha bowl. Pour in 2 ounces of water heated to 175 degrees. Using a matcha whisk, mix in a 'W' motion until it is frothy. Pour into a cup and enjoy.
A Matcha Shot is the base for most Matcha drinks including the Matcha cappuccino, Americano and even the iced latte
See also: video demonstration
At our Chalait cafes, a Matcha Latte is very popular, particularly in the afternoons to help you focus and regain clarity at work. A Matcha Latte tastes creamier than a standard shot with an earthy, savoury taste and a hint of sweetness.
- 2 teaspoons Matcha Powder
- 2 ounces water 175 degree
- Milk of choice (dairy or non-dairy)
To make a Matcha Latte make a strong Matcha Shot with 2 teaspoons of Matcha powder and and 2 ounces of water at 175 degrees. Mix the ingredients together in a bowl with the Matcha wisk in a 'W' pattern to form a froth. Steam or froth milk of choice and pour into the matcha shot. Enjoy!
See also Matcha Latte Video demonstration
If your find the Matcha taste a little overpowering, then the Americano is the way to go.
- 1 teaspoon of Matcha powder
- 4oz hot water 175 degrees
Prepare your Matcha Americano by making the Matcha shot in a small bowl. Combine 1 teaspoon of chalait matcha powder and 2oz of water. Mix with a whisk to create a foamy consistency. Add 2oz of hot water to a mug, then pour in the matcha shot. Enjoy!
Matcha Iced Tea
On warm afternoons, there is nothing quite as refreshing as a Matcha Iced Tea. This tasty summertime drink quenches your thirst and brings with is a host of benefits.
1 teaspoons Matcha powder
- 1/4 cup cold water
- 3/4 cup Iced cold water in a glass
- Ice Cubes
Pour 3/4 cup of ice cold water into a glass, pop in some ice cubes. Add the Matcha and the 1/4 cup of cold water to a shaker or the Chalait Hydro Flask. Shake vigorously to achieve a smooth matcha paste. Pour into the glass and stir. Enjoy!
Iced Matcha Latte
If you enjoy your chilled milk drinks, then you should give the Iced Matcha Latte a go. Not only is this drink guaranteed to cool you down, it will give you the caffeinated buzz you crave.
- 1 teaspoon Matcha powder
- 1oz hot water
- 3oz chilled milk of choice (cashew,almond,dairy)
- ice cubes
Form a paste with the matcha powder and hot water to ensure no lumps in your drink. Add the paste into a shaker bottle with chilled milk and ice cubes. Shake vigorously. Enjoy!