The first time i did try Matcha Green Tea was during a trip to Kuala Lumpur, I was going to have a Café Latte but ended up with a very nice Matcha, recommended by the shop owner. That was the very beginning of my Matcha adventure, and the following days i was drinking Matcha in stead of coffee, and I enjoyed every sip of it.

After returning to Denmark, I was searching for places to get the Matcha powder, and at that time it was not very easy to find, so i ended up ordering some from a tea shop in Singapore, later i have found some places to get the powder around here, but it is very expensive compared to the one i use to order abroad, or take with me home when i am out there.

During my search i also came across a lot of websites, telling about the benefits about consuming this green superfood. What i found out are that Matcha Tea is an easy and simple way to add powerful health benefits to your everyday diet.

Matcha Green Tea Frappé
Matcha Green Tea Frappé

Most of the Matcha i tried in Malaysia was Matcha Latté, so what i have been trying to do, are to find the one recipe that suits my own taste, and after trying a lot of different recipes, i modified some of those to fit my own taste because i don't drink milk, and what i came up with are this: 

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Matcha Green Tea Frappé with Coconut Whip

This recipe are really simple to make, all you need are a blender, and a few ingredients: Matcha Powder, Soy Milk, Maple Syrup, Vanilla Bean, Salt and Coconut Cream, and maybe a little Cinnamon for topping.

Preparation time: 10 min.
Serves 3

Ingredients:

1½ cups of chilled Soy Milk
2½ teaspoons of Matcha Powder
2½ tablespoons of Maple Syrup
Seeds of half scraped Vanilla Bean Pod
Tiny pinch of Sea Salt

Whipped Coconut Cream Topping:
4 tablespoons of cold, solidified Coconut Cream
2 teaspoons of Maple Syrup
Tiny pinch of Sea Salt

Instructions:

  1. In a blender, combine Soy Milk, Matcha Powder, Maple Syrup, Vanilla Seeds and Sea Salt. Blend on high, until frothy and smooth. Poor into glaasses.
  2. In a small bowl, combine Coconut Cream, Maple Syrup and Sea Salt. With electric beaters, whip for around 1 minute until it resembles whipped cream.
  3. Either dollop or pipe Coconut Whip onto the surface of your Green Tea Frappé and dust with a little more MatchaPowder or Cinnamon before serving.

Enjoy

 

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