Trader Joe's Matcha Tea Latte
Matcha Tea Comes in many varieties, qualities and creates delicious recipes, including this Trader Joe's Matcha Latte Recipe. Made with a hint of cinnamon and vanilla using 1 Trader Joe's Matcha Packet.
Tell me about Trader Joes Matcha?
Matcha is powdered green tea. It's rich in antioxidants, is known to promote alertness without the added effect of jitters, and delivers in the taste department. Now, this coveted tea has been added to the selection of Trader Joe's matcha products, including their green tea matcha that is sweetened and comes in a can.
This Matcha is most likely the Culinary Grade based on the cost. Culinary Grade Matcha comes from the 2nd Harvest called Nibancha, of the green tea leaves which is harvested between June and July. You will notice less chlorophyll (green hue) in the 2nd Harvest. Find out here where Matcha is Grown.
If you're on-the-go like many of us, you have found a treasure in these individual packets. Just add a packet to hot water, stir, and you've got yourself an energizing drink to carry you through the day. For warmer days, add ice and a drop of your favorite sweetener.
How Many Packets Are in a Box
It comes with 7 individual packets, so you can make 7 drinks with the recipe below.
What is the Cost of Trader Joes Matcha
It is approximately $10.00 per box of 7 packets. You can probably make your Matcha Tea for about $1.50. That is a big savings over your favorite coffee house.
What Water Temperature Should Matcha Be Made with?
The best temperature for Matcha is 175 F and 80 C. An easy way to get to 175 quickly is to boil your filtered water and pour whatever amount you think you’ll use for the matcha (8 oz) into a small pitcher or cup. Then pour that water into a second cup, and the water temp should be somewhere around perfect. If you like it as hot as it can be, this is your max. You can also use a thermometer to check.
What is the best way to blend Matcha?
Matcha powder can be blended in two ways. One is which the Matcha Whisk with the heated water in a bowl until dissolved. The 2nd is with the Frother. Matcha powder doesn't truly 100% dissolve in water like sugar or milk powder does. It's because matcha powder is actually tiny bits of tea leaf, matcha powder is made from tea leaf ground into powder form. You will get the best flavor once it is dissolved.
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What Do You Need to Make this Latte?
- Matcha Powder
- Ground Cinnamon
- Almond Milk (warmed)
- Stevia (Optional)
- Water (Hot)
- Matcha Whisk
- Pretty Clear Mug
For More Matcha Information:
Matcha Tea Recipe
- 1 Packet of Trader Joes Matcha Green Tea
- 1/2 Cup Hot Water
- 1/2 Cup Almond Milk Warmed
- 1/2 TS of Ground Cinnamon
- 1/2 TS of Vanilla Extract
- Heat 1/2 cup of water to 175 degrees F or 80 degrees C
- Add 1 packet of Trader Joe's Matcha Tea
- Using a Matcha Whisk or a Frother whisk the powder into the water
- Add the Cinnamon and Vanilla Extract
- Add the Warm Milk. Use the Frother again to get it combined and create some foam