glass of green iced matcha latte with strawberry cold foam

How to Make a Strawberry Matcha Latte

Strawberries and matcha are a match-a made in heaven! They create a delicious flavor combination that can be seen at many trendy cafes such as Starbucks or even your local boba shop. Thankfully, you can skip the trip and save money by easily making it yourself at home!

A Fruity Twist On Your Favorite Matcha Latte

Strawberries and matcha are a match-a made in heaven! They create a delicious flavor combination that can be seen at many trendy cafes such as Starbucks or even your local boba shop. Thankfully, you can skip the trip and save money by easily making it yourself at home!

glass of green iced matcha latte with strawberry cold foam

As Tasty As It Is Beautiful!

When you mix the vibrant green color of matcha with the bright pink colors of strawberry, you get an Instagram-worthy drink that tastes as good as it looks.


For those who don't love the taste of matcha on its own - try this fruity twist! Traditionally, matcha is known for its very unique, grassy taste. When you add a touch of flavor such as strawberry, it can complement the matcha flavor by adding a fruity sweetness.

Strawberry Matcha Latte


  • Servings: 1
  • Yield:ย 1 serving

What You Need


  • Matcha whisk (or handheld milk frother)
  • 1 tsp or 1 sachet pure organic matcha powder
  • 2 oz hot water
  • 1 tbsp liquid sweetener
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 2oz heavy cream
  • 1oz milk (or dairy alternative of choice)
  • 2 pumps strawberry puree
  • Fresh strawberry for garnish (optional)
glass of green iced matcha latte with strawberry cold foam

How to Make a Matcha Latte


Ingredients


STEP 1

In a small bowl, sift in the matcha powder. Pour in hot water and whisk virgorously in a zigzag motion with a bamboo matcha whisk or milk frother until completely dissolved and foamy on top.


STEP 2

Add your sweetener and whisk until dissolved.


STEP 3

Fill a glass 3/4 full with ice. Pour in your milk.


STEP 4

Pour your matcha mixture over the milk and stir to combine.

Green and blue matcha latte side by side

How to Make Strawberry Cold Foam


Ingredients


  • 2 oz heavy whipping cream
  • 1 oz milk
  • 1 tsp simple syrup
  • 1 tbsp strawberry puree
  • 2-3 strawberries (optional)

STEP 1

Pour heavy cream, 2% milk, and strawberry puree into a large mason jar and stir to combine.


STEP 2

Using an electric whisk, high speed blender, frother, etc. beat the mixture on medium speed for 1-2 minutes until frothy - then another minute until it thickens into a foam. Do not overbeat the foam to peaks.


Note

If the cold foam isn't whipping, ensure the heavy cream is cold enough and hasn't separated. Add one tbsp of heavy cream more at a time.

Strawberry cold foam ingredients
Things needed to make strawberry matcha latte

How to Make a Strawberry Matcha Latte

Step 1

In a small bowl, sift in the matcha powder. Pour in hot water and whisk vigorously in a zigzag motion with a bamboo matcha whisk or milk frother until completely dissolved and foamy on top.

Step 2

Add your sweetener and whisk until dissolved.

Step 3

Fill a glass 3/4 full of ice. Pour in cold milk and matcha mixture. Stir to combine.

Step 4

Pour prepared strawberry cold foam on top of matcha latte. Stir gently to blend layers into a gradient.

Notes

  • The more sweetener you add, the less of a grassy taste your matcha will have. Keep in mind that you can lose the health benefits of matcha through excess use of sweetener.

  • To jazz up this recipe, you can substitute the pure organic matcha for a flavored matcha such as chocolate or lemon!