pumpkin spice matcha latte

pumpkin spice matcha latte

tis the season for everything pumpkin (thanks to all the marketing)! 🎃 in this recipe, the warmness from the pumpkin and earthiness from the matcha make for a cozy drink for a dreary morning!
Prep Time 10 mins
Servings 1 drink

Ingredients
  

matcha

  • 1 tsp tea people organic matcha powder 
  • 3½ tbsp  boiling water

pumpkin milk

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 – 2 tsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin puree
  • ¼ tsp pumpkin spice

other

  • ½ – ¾ cup ice

Instructions
 

make matcha

  • whisk matcha powder with 1 tbsp water to make paste.
  • whisk in an additional 2½ tbsp water. set aside.

make pumpkin milk

  • using a blender or food processor, mix milk, maple syrup, pumpkin puree, & pumpkin spice together until well incorporated.

assemble drink

  • add pumpkin milk, ice, & matcha.

footnotes

special equipment

  • matcha bowl: sugarhouse ceramics co. has my favorite matcha bowls (however, they always sell out fast when released). there are some on amazon that i like such as the textured glass one. this isn’t required (because i have definitely used regular bowls); however, if you make matcha often, a matcha bowl is a must as the spout is super helpful when pouring.
  • matcha whisk: this is the one i frequently use. however, i also have this one in my kitchen too. this is a must when making matcha.
  • sieve: this is also a must when making matcha. using this ensures all the clumps are removed from the matcha powder. this creates a smoother drink (have you ever had matcha drinks that still have clumps of matcha powder? i definitely have!).
  • food processor: this one is my favorite and cordless. i love how portable it is, and kitchenaid products have such great durability and longevity.

tips

  • what are your favorite matcha powders? i love the ones from ippodo tea, matchabar, and tea people. they also must be ceremonial grade. i have tried culinary grade (great for baked goods), but it tastes horrible when used to make a drink like matcha latte.

did you make this recipe? i would love to see your creations! tag michelleqgbui on instagram and hashtag it #letsbake.

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