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102 Matcha Green Tea Recipes That Are Healthy And Tasty

by myroilist

Matcha is the healthiest of all the teas, but it is unfortunately also the most difficult to prepare correctly. Luckily, it is very easy to use in cooking and pairs especially well with sweet flavors, hence the abundance of desserts among the 102 recipes below.

Before we get to the recipes, here’s some brief information for those who are not that familiar with matcha or are not sure where they can get some.

 

What is matcha?

Matcha is a Japanese green tea powder made from the highest quality shade-grown tea leaves. As a powder, it is consumed whole, rather than steeped, meaning you get all the nutrition contained in the leaves.

If you find yourself on this page, chances are you already know about matcha and its health benefits, so I won’t go into more detail here. Check out these pages for:

  • general info on matcha
  • a clear overview of matcha’s health benefits

 

Where to buy matcha

You can get matcha green tea powder in any specialty tea store and more recently, in most health-food stores.

Personally, I get mine over the internet and my favorite place to buy matcha online is Material Matcha Uji.

You can find their store here.

They have a great selection of different blends and all their matcha comes from the Uji region of Japan, which is where the best matcha in the world is produced.

For many people, Amazon is the most convenient place to buy tea. Most of their matcha is not that great, but they do carry DoMatcha, which is a reputable, high-quality brand. And for cooking, you don’t necessarily need the best. In fact, I often just use matcha that has gone bad.

 

Alright, it’s time to get cooking. Click on a heading in the table of contents to jump down to that section of the post.

Table of Contents

  1. Snacks
  2. Breakfast
  3. Main Dishes
  4. Desserts
  5. Drinks

 

Matcha Snack Recipes

Recipe at Little Market Kitchen

Dark Chocolate Matcha Date Bars

Required Ingredients:

dates, cocoa powder, almonds, matcha, coconut butter, coconut flakes, maple

Recipe at Go Dairy Free

Matcha Popcorn

Required Ingredients:

freshly popped popcorn, granulated sugar, raw pumpkin seeds, matcha, corn syrup, coconut oil, vanilla extract, dark chocolate

Recipe at Saveur

Matcha Salt

Required Ingredients:

fine sea salt, ceremonial grade matcha green tea powder

Recipe at One Green Planet

Matcha Porridge

Required Ingredients:

oats, milk, matcha, cinnamon, sweetener, pomegranate

Recipe at Thirsty for Tea

Salmon Spring Rolls With Matcha Dip

Required Ingredients:

smoked salmon, mung bean noodles, haricot vert, basil leaves, spring roll wrappers, olive oil, sesame oil, lemon, mirin, rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, matcha

Recipe at Call Me PMC

Matcha Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Required Ingredients:

peanut butter, honey, coconut oil, old-fashioned rolled oats, matcha green tea, ground flax seed, peanuts, mini chocolate chips, chia seeds, cocoa powder

Recipe at Miss Hangry Pants

Matcha Brioche

Required Ingredients:

bread flour, active dry yeast, milk, egg, unsalted butter, raw cane sugar, matcha

Recipe at Yum Eating

Matcha Green Tea Guacamole

Required Ingredients:

avocados, lemon, lime juice, matcha, minced garlic, tomato, onion

Matcha Breakfast Recipes

Recipe at Thirsty for Tea

Matcha Croissants

Required Ingredients:

active dry yeast, all-purpose flour, matcha, bench flour, milk, egg, butter, semi-sweet chocolate chips

Recipe at The Healthy Foodie

Matcha Coconut Pancakes

Required Ingredients:

coconut flour, matcha, baking powder, eggs, buttermilk, honey (or other sweetener), plain Greek yogurt, chopped pistachios, cooked or canned black soy beans

Recipe at Gratitude and Greens

Matcha Crepes with Chocolate Ganache

Required Ingredients:

buckwheat flour, unsweetened almond milk, coconut sugar, eggs, coconut oil (or unsalted butter), matcha, full-fat coconut milk, dark chocolate, hazelnuts

Recipe at 40 Aprons

Matcha Granola with Blueberries

Required Ingredients:

rolled oats, nuts and seeds (like almonds, walnuts, flaxseeds, chia seeds), brown sugar, oil, maple syrup, vanilla extract, dried blueberries, matcha

Recipe at Edible Perspective

Matcha Waffles

Required Ingredients:

oat flour, pepita seed meal, coconut sugar, matcha, egg, almond milk (or other), applesauce, vanilla extract, coconut oil

Recipe at Choosing Raw

Green Tea Chia Pudding

Required Ingredients:

hemp or almond milk, agave nectar or maple syrup (optional), vanilla extract, matcha, chia seeds, blueberries, raspberries

Recipe at The First Mess

Matcha Mint Chip Breakfast Bowl

Required Ingredients:

cashews, greens, bananas, mint leaves, vanilla extract, matcha, Vega One powder, almond milk (or milk of choice), sweetener (optional), cacao nibs

Recipe at Food to Glow

Matcha Yogurt Breakfast Bowl

Required Ingredients:

yogurt, matcha, sweetener (optional), blood orange, walnuts (or pecans or almonds), optional: berries and chia seeds, apple and muesli, cherries and almonds

Recipe at Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Vegan Green Tea Pancakes

Required Ingredients:

ground flax, soy milk, apple cider vinegar (optional), all-purpose flour, baking powder, matcha, canola oil

Recipe at Minimalist Baker

Gluten-Free Green Tea Crepes

Required Ingredients:

eggs, gluten free flour blend, matcha green tea powder, milk (any kind), vanilla extract

Main Dishes

Recipe at Curried Cantaloupe

Broccoli Pesto

Required Ingredients:

broccoli, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, matcha, parmesan cheese, optional: prepared pesto, fresh basil, fresh sage, fresh cilantro

Recipe at Honey Bee Sweets

Matcha Soba Noodle Salad

Required Ingredients:

matcha soba, egg, imitation crab meat, sliced ham, Japanese cucumber, olive oil, dashi granules, mirin, soy sauce, caster sugar

Recipe at Eat Like a Girl

Matcha Soba Noodles

Required Ingredients:

buckwheat flour, flour, matcha, soy sauce, mirin, rice vinegar, garlic, ginger, spring onions

Recipe at Ramblings from Utopia

Matcha Pasta

Required Ingredients:

flour, eggs, matcha

Recipe at Princess Tofu

Matcha Gnocchi with Ginger Orange Butter & Butternut Squash

Required Ingredients:

Yukon Gold potatoes, flour, egg, matcha, unsalted butter, ginger, orange juice, butternut squash

Recipe at Apron and Sneakers

Farfalle Italiane with Matcha, Pistachios, Raisins and Zucchini

Required Ingredients:

farfalle, zucchini, matcha, raisins, pistachios, fennel leaves, olive oil

Recipe at Katie at the Kitchen Door

Green Tea Zucchini Noodles with Honey-Ginger Sauce

Required Ingredients:

green tea soba noodles, zucchini, olive oil, sesame oil, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, honey, lemon, basil, mint

Recipe at Blue Apron

Miso Eggplant with Green Tea Rice

Required Ingredients:

eggplants, cilantro, garlic, ginger, sushi rice, white miso paste, mirin, soy sauce, rice vinegar, matcha, black sesame seeds

Matcha Dessert Recipes

Recipe at La Tartine Gourmande

Matcha Eclair

Required Ingredients:

milk, butter, flour, eggs, vanilla pod, matcha

Recipe at Cupcake Project

Green Tea Sprinkles

Required Ingredients:

powdered sugar, egg white, matcha

Recipe at Bicil the Baker

Matcha Souffle

Required Ingredients:

matcha, milk, heavy cream, plain flour, corn flour, eggs, caster sugar, vanilla bean

Recipe at Miss Hangry Pants

Matcha Macarons with White Chocolate Ganache

Required Ingredients:

powdered sugar, almonds, eggs, matcha, granulated sugar, white chocolate, heavy cream

Recipe at Popsugar

Matcha Almond Shortbread

Required Ingredients:

unsalted butter, powdered sugar, egg, flour, kosher salt, almond meal, matcha, turbinado sugar

Recipe at Popsugar

Chocolate-Matcha Mochi Bundt Cake

Required Ingredients:

mochiko (sweet rice flour), baking powder, butter, eggs, evaporated milk, vanilla extract, matcha, mini chocolate chips, confectioner’s sugar, Dutch process cocoa powder

Recipe at Just One Cookbook

Green Tea Chocolate

Required Ingredients:

white chocolate, heavy whipping cream, unsalted butter, matcha

Recipe at Omnivore’s Cookbook

Matcha Cake

Required Ingredients:

matcha, eggs, grapeseed oil, cake flour, lemon juice, whipping cream, red bean paste

Recipe at Sweetest Kitchen

Matcha Strawberry Cupcakes

Required Ingredients:

cake flour, all-prpose flour, sugar, baking powder, matcha, unsalted butter, eggs, milk, vanilla extract, strawberry jam or preserves, strawberries

Recipe at The Design Files

Matcha and Avocado Popsicles Dipped in White Chocolate

Required Ingredients:

avocados, coconut milk, matcha, honey, vanilla extract, white chocolate, cacao butter, vanilla powder

Recipe at Huffington Post

Matcha Goma Mousse Cake

Required Ingredients:

all-purpose flour, sea salt, black sesame seeds and paste, baking powder, eggs, vanilla extract, unsalted butter, unsweetened coconut milk, granulated sugar, powdered gelatin, ginger liquor, matcha, heavy cream , superfine sugar, sesame paste (or tahini), whole milk

Recipe at The Healthy Foodie

Matcha Coconut Fat Bombs

Required Ingredients:

cocount oil, full-fat coconut milk, creamy coconut butter, matcha, ground Ceylon cinnamon, vanilla extract, finely shredded unsweetened coconut, Himalayan salt

Recipe at Oh How Civilized

Matcha Tiramisu

Required Ingredients:

eggs, matcha, all-purpose flour, Confectioner’s sugar, rum, mascarpone cheese, heavy cream

Recipe at One Ingredient Chef

Matcha Flan

Required Ingredients:

coconut milk, agar flakes, maple syrup, matcha, vegetable oil, ground sesame seeds, dark chocolate

Recipe at Hungry Cravings

Matcha Meringue Kisses

Required Ingredients:

sugar, powdered sugar, matcha, egg whites

Recipe at Tiny Urban Kitchen

Matcha Mochi Cake

Required Ingredients:

glutinous rice flour, matcha, vegetable oil, milk, eggs, sugar

Recipe at Chocolate and Zucchini

Green Tea and Red Bean Cake Roll

Required Ingredients:

eggs, almond butter, flour, corn starch, matcha, anko (sweetened red bean paste), Greek yogurt

Recipe at East Meets Kitchen

Green Tea Cheesecake

Required Ingredients:

mascarpone, eggs, granulated sugar, heavy cream, matcha, confectioner’s sugar, cake flour, cornstarch, dried osmanthus flowers, honey

Recipe at Oh, How Civilized

Matcha Truffles

Required Ingredients:

white chocolate, heavy cream, matcha, unsalted butter, freeze-dried raspberries

Recipe at Vintage Mixer

Green Tea Poundcake

Required Ingredients:

coconut oil (or butter), eggs, vanilla almond milk, flour, matcha, baking powder

Recipe at Just One Cookbook

Green Tea Creme Brulee

Required Ingredients:

heavy cream, whole milk, matcha, eggs, granulated sugar

Recipe at Just One Cookbook

Green Tea Ice Cream

Required Ingredients:

half-and-half, matcha, sugar, salt

Recipe at Kirbie’s Cravings

Green Tea Shortbread Tree Cookies

Required Ingredients:

unsalted butter, all-purpose flour, matcha, granulated sugar

Recipe at Keepin’ It Kind

Chocolate Matcha Butter Cups

Required Ingredients:

coconut butter, almond flour, powdered xylitol (or powdered sugar), matcha, dark chocolate, coconut oil, sea salt, cacao nibs

Recipe at The Little Epicurean

Matcha Azuki Cupcakes

Required Ingredients:

cake flour, all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, matcha, baking powder, unsalted butter, eggs, milk, sweetened red bean paste

Recipe at My Name is Yeh

Brownies with Matcha Glaze

Required Ingredients:

unsweetened cocoa powder, all-purpose flour, kosher salt, baking powder, butter, eggs, vanilla, matcha, honey, powdered sugar

Recipe at Desserts with Benefits

Matcha Coconut Fudge

Required Ingredients:

cottage cheese, vanilla paste, sweetener, coconut butter, matcha, shredded coconut

Recipe at My Name is Yeh

Matcha Mochi Yogurt Pops

Required Ingredients:

plain yogurt, honey, vanilla extract, almond extract, mochi bits, kosher salt

Recipe at The Cake Merchant

Dark Chocolate Matcha Layer Cake

Required Ingredients:

unsweetened chocolate, Dutch process cocoa powder, all-purpose flour, baking soda, unsalted butter, granulated sugar, eggs, buttermilk, pure vanilla extract, matcha

Recipe at Hungry Rabbit

Matcha Sesame Cheesecake

Required Ingredients:

animal cracker, butter, granulated sugar, sea salt, black sesame seeds, cream cheese, all-purpose flour, sour cream, vanilla extract, almond extract, eggs, matcha, black sesame powder

Recipe at La Tartine Gourmande

White Chocolate & Matcha Marbled Cake

Required Ingredients:

eggs, all-purpose flour, white chocolate, matcha, baking powder

Recipe at Minimalist Baker

Green Tea Coconut Ice Cream

Required Ingredients:

full-fat coconut milk, unsweetened vanilla almond milk, matcha, medjool dates, honey, xanthan gum

Recipe at Applemint

Matcha, Mascarpone & Dark Chocolate Cake

Required Ingredients:

matcha, milk, mascarpone, cream, caster sugar, gelatin powder, a layer of chocolate cake

Recipe at Tried and Tasty

Mint Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

Required Ingredients:

plain Greek yogurt, full-fat coconut milk, honey, cacao powder, chia seeds, mint extract, matcha

Recipe at Dirty the Kitchen

Matcha Truffles

Required Ingredients:

white chocolate, butter, whipping cream, matcha, cocoa powder

Recipe at 40 Aprons

Green Tea Coconut Popsicles

Required Ingredients:

full-fat coconut milk, matcha, agave nectar

Recipe at Tales of a Kitchen

Coconut Mint Matcha Cake

Required Ingredients:

sunflower seeds, flax seeds, Medjool dates, matcha, coconut shreds, banana, lemon juice, sweetener, mint

Recipe at girlichef

Matcha Shamrock Shortbread Cookies

Required Ingredients:

unsalted butter, powdered sugar, eggs, all-purpose flour, ground almonds, matcha, sea salt

Recipe at Desserts with Benefits

Matcha Fudge Protein Bars

Required Ingredients:

roasted almond butter, almond milk (or milk of choice), vanilla brown rice protein powder, sweetener, oat flour, matcha, dark chocolate, lemon flavor (or almond flavor)

Recipe at Coco Cake Land

Green Tea Donuts

Required Ingredients:

unsalted butter, vegetable oil, granulated sugar, coconut sugar, eggs, baking powder, baking soda, ground nutmeg, vanilla extract, matcha, flour, milk, icing sugar, shredded white coconut

Recipe at Andre’s The Home Baker

Matcha Creme Caramel

Required Ingredients:

whole milk, heavy cream, eggs, matcha, vanilla

Recipe at Life A Little Brighter

Green Tea Almond Cookies

Required Ingredients:

unsalted butter, powdered sugar, all-purpose flour, matcha, sliced almonds

Recipe at A Cozy Kitchen

Triple-Layer Chocolate Matcha Cake

Required Ingredients:

sparkling water, unsweetened cocoa powder, unsalted butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, all-purpose flour, baking soda, eggs, powdered sugar, matcha, whole milk

Recipe at Amy Chaplin

Matcha Coconut Custard Tart

Required Ingredients:

rolled oats, dried unsweetened shredded coconut, oat flour, cocoa powder, sea salt, almond meal, brown rice flour, maple syrup, coconut oil, vanilla extract, raw cashews, agar flakes, matcha

Recipe at Zen Can Cook

Green Tea Crepe Cake

Required Ingredients:

all-purpose flour, milk, eggs, unsalted butter, matcha, Cointreau or Grand-Marnier, cornstarch, vanilla extract, heavy cream, orange zest, candied orange zest

Recipe at Connoisseurus Veg

Green Tea Pistachio Muffins

Required Ingredients:

ground flaxseeds, non-dairy milk , whole wheat pastry flour, baking powder, matcha, lemon zest, cinnamon, nutmeg, vegan margarine, vanilla extract, chopped pistachios

Recipe at Foodiva’s Kitchen

Matcha Stollen with Rose Marzipan Filling

Required Ingredients:

all-purpose flour, matcha, dry instant yeast, butter, egg, raisins, candied orange peel, candied lemon peel, candied ginger strips, glazed cherries, rose-flavored marzipan, confectioner’s sugar

Recipe at Del’s Cooking Twist

Matcha Vanilla Layer Cake

Required Ingredients:

all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, greek yogurt, milk, granulated sugar, butter, eggs, vanilla extract, vanilla bean, confectioner’s sugar, cream cheese, matcha, heavy cream, raspberries, pistachios

Recipe at Minimalist Baker

Mango Green Tea Pops

Required Ingredients:

matcha, coconut milk, sweetener, mango, lemon

Recipe at Huang Kitchen

Matcha Mooncake

Required Ingredients:

glutinous rice flour, icing, shortening, matcha, green tea lotus seed paste, roasted melon seed

Recipe at I Am A Food Blog

Pistachio Matcha Raspberry Puff Parfaits

Required Ingredients:

puff pastry, raspberries, pistachios, whipped cream, matcha, milk, flour, egg

Recipe at A Calculated Whisk

Matcha Mug Cake

Required Ingredients:

butter, matcha, sweetener, milk, vanilla extract, egg, sea salt, almond flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, chocolate chips, strawberries

Recipe at Bags and Bunnies

Raw Matcha Cheesecake

Required Ingredients:

dates, almonds, lemon zest, chia seeds, cashews, coconut oil, coconut creme, sweetener, lemon, matcha, mint oil, carob powder

Recipe at Jo Cooks

Matcha Mini Cheesecakes

Required Ingredients:

Oreo cookies, butter, cream cheese, granulated sugar, eggs, matcha, vanilla extract, strawberries, white chocolate chips, chocolate chips, heavy cream

Recipe at A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures

Peach Green Tea Macaron

Required Ingredients:

eggs, cream of tartar, granulated sugar, powdered sugar, almond meal, matcha, white chocolate chips, peach-flavored brandy, glitter sprinkles

Recipe at Oh She Glows

Key Lime Pie Smoothie Bowl

Required Ingredients:

coconut water, baby spinach, banana, avocado, lime juice, lime zest, ice cubes, maple syrup, matcha

Matcha Drink Recipes

Recipe at Love & Lemons

Matcha White Hot Chocolate

Required Ingredients:

white chocolate chips, unsweetened almond milk, matcha

Recipe at Love & Lemons

Matcha Mint Iced Tea

Required Ingredients:

matcha, crushed ice, lime, mint, sweetener (optional)

Recipe at Annaliisa Kapp

Coconut Milk Matcha Latte

Required Ingredients:

coconut milk, matcha, sweetener (optional), vanilla powder

Recipe at What’s Cooking Good Looking

Green Tea and Ginger Smoothie

Required Ingredients:

matcha, ginger, almond milk (or milk of choice), lemon, kale, banana, avocado

Recipe at Gourmande in the Kitchen

Blueberry Pomegranate Matcha Slushie

Required Ingredients:

blueberries, pomegranate juice, matcha, ice, sweetener (optional)

Recipe at Healthy Happy Life

Secret Ingredient Matcha Shake

Required Ingredients:

non-dairy milk, matcha, Kathy’s secret ingredient, bananas

Recipe at The Kitchn

Matcha Green Tea Shake

Required Ingredients:

milk, matcha, honey, ice

Recipe at Blogilates

Matcha Bubble Tea

Required Ingredients:

matcha, ice, almond milk, boba balls, sweetener (optional)

Recipe at Spoon Fork Bacon

Matcha Lemonade

Required Ingredients:

pure cane sugar, fresh lemon juice, matcha

Recipe at The Vintage Mixer

Matcha Green Tea Latte

Required Ingredients:

matcha, milk (or almond milk), honey (optional)

Recipe at Warming Zen

Warming Zen Matcha Cocktail

Required Ingredients:

green tea liqueur, Irish whiskey, simple syrup, matcha, milk, cocoa powder

Recipe at Serious Eats

Green Tea Gin and Tonic

Required Ingredients:

simple syrup, matcha, Hendrick’s gin, cucumber, limes, tonic water

Recipe at A Cookie Named Desire

Matcha Milkshake

Required Ingredients:

matcha, milk, honey, vanilla extract, vanilla ice cream, whipped cream (optional)

Recipe at Feasting At Home

Matcha Pineapple Smoothie

Required Ingredients:

banana, pineapple, kale, matcha, milk, lemon, ice cubes

Recipe at Connoiseurus Veg

Vanilla Chai Matcha Smoothie

Required Ingredients:

bananas, ginger, almond butter, matcha, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, milk

Recipe at Half-Baked Harvest

Matcha and Chocolate Lava Shake

Required Ingredients:

cocoa, honey, coconut milk, dark chocolate, vanilla extract, almond milk, matcha, medjool dates, avocado, banana, baby spinach, almond butter, cocoa nibs

Recipe at Love and Lemons

Matcha Kale & Peach Smoothie

Required Ingredients:

banana, matcha, almond milk, kale, peaches, ginger, ice

Recipe at Epicurious

Bailey’s Matcha Shamrock Shake

Required Ingredients:

Bailey’s Irish Cream, matcha, vanilla ice cream, milk, whipped cream (optional)

Recipe at Not Starving Yet

Caramel Banana Matcha Smoothie

Required Ingredients:

milk, bananas, matcha, caramel

Recipe at Honest Cooking

Mango Matcha Smoothie

Required Ingredients:

mangoes, bananas, matcha, unsweetened almond milk, honey, orange juice

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