Iced Coconut Matcha Latte

Iced Coconut Matcha Latte is the perfect antioxidant-rich drink that will boost your mood and make your mornings so much better. It’s packed with amazing coconut flavor, creamy and cooling, incredibly healthy and completely ADDED SUGAR-FREE.

Iced Coconut Matcha green tea Latte

If you’re following my blog, you’ve probably noticed my obsession with iced and blended stuff that’s been going on lately. Yup, summer is not kidding around here so naturally, I’m looking for refreshment in everything I eat and drink. Since I’m super lazy to make breakfast with solid food, smoothies are on my menu like daily. Can you blame me for loving Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie?! I didn’t think so. But besides a nutritious smoothie breakfast, my morning routine also includes a favorite wake-me-up drink – coffee.

I started drinking coffee some months back after I had a really long pause. Now I’m able to enjoy coffee again without any tummy problems, so Iced Coffee Protein Shake is my morning no.1 drink. That shake is cooling + loaded with caffeine that shakes me and wakes me nicely.

But lately, something changed in my routine. I discovered Matcha again and this Iced Coconut Matcha Latte quickly became my newest obsession. And I’m not alone in this total adoration. My hubby shares the same passion for this amazing green tea drink as well.

This matcha green tea is a superfood goodness that is so tasteful, so amazing, and so super HEALTHY. It wakes me up gently and keeps me sharp for hours + it has so many benefits. I really LOVE IT! Coconut flavored and cooling, so creamy and so sweet tasting… It’s really hard to stop sipping on this deliciousness once you start.

Iced Coconut Matcha green tea Latte
Iced Coconut Matcha green tea Latte

What Is Matcha Green Tea?

If you’re new to Matcha, let me briefly introduce this amazing green tea to you. Matcha is a special type of powdered green tea that is grown and produced in Japan. The matcha green tea leaves are shade-grown for the last few weeks of their growth phase which makes leaves produce more chlorophyll giving the matcha this amazing recognizable green hue. Also during this phase, the plant produces more L-Theanine – a substance that has a somewhat similar effect in our body as caffeine does – minus nervous energy many experience when drinking coffee. After harvesting, leaves are carefully ground with stone grinding wheels to produce a fine powder – Matcha.

Matcha is then used to brew an antioxidant-rich frothy green tea. Unlike other types of teas, matcha is not strained out before consuming. You are consuming the entire leaf which makes matcha very potent. Matcha green tea contains a powerful arsenal of vitamins and minerals but also a unique, strong antioxidant which isn’t found in other foods. That’s why matcha is known to be one of the worlds powerful superfoods.

If you are doubtful about matcha’s taste – don’t be frightened by its green almost florescent look. The taste is subtle leafy and mildly sweet. That’s of course if you bought a good quality matcha powder. I always buy only the highest ceremonial grade matcha because I love my matcha strong and powerful but also sweet tasting. Recently I gave a try to this Organic Green Tea Powder from Indigo Herbs and I was delighted. It’s the finest quality matcha tea, bright green and lightly sweet. It’s not bitter like other matcha teas I’ve tried.

Iced Coconut Matcha green tea Latte

To make this incredible Iced Coconut Matcha Latte I used coconut milk as a base in which I added a bit of organic virgin coconut oil – to enhance coconut flavor and to add up some nutrition. Both coconut milk and coconut oil transformed this latte into the indulgent drink.

Coconut milk is naturally sweet, sweeter than for example almond milk. That’s why I didn’t use any added sugar to sweeten this beauty up. Of course, you can add some maple syrup or honey, but seriously – invest in a good quality matcha and skip added sweeteners to experience a TRUE MATCHA unbelievable taste.

To make the latte even more flavorful, I added a hint of vanilla too. Both coconut and vanilla goes perfectly with the beautiful green tea taste and mild sweetness of the matcha. It’s a pretty awesome drink!

This Iced Coconut Matcha Latte is loaded not only with amazing taste, but also with many nutrients – healthy fats from coconut oil and milk, as well with powerful amino-acids and antioxidants from matcha. It’s a real SUPER POWER DRINK, perfect coffee alternative with so many health benefits.

Since L-Theanine in matcha promotes a state of relaxation and well-being but still has somewhat the same effect as caffeine in our body, you can enjoy your matcha green tea latte any time of the day – as a wake-me-up drink in the morning, or a pick-me-up in the afternoon… or anytime you need extra focus. A bowl of matcha promotes concentration and clarity of mind without any side effects – like caffeine does.

This Iced Coconut Matcha Latte is super easy to make. You really don’t need any fancy bowls, whisks or scoops – although it’s cool to have a matcha making set. So if you have a set, use it, if not, a simple shaker will do the job nicely.

Iced Coconut Matcha green tea Latte

Iced Coconut Matcha green tea Latte

Iced Coconut Matcha Latte drink is:

  • Loaded with amino acids and powerful ANTIOXIDANTS that promote good health.
  • Made with ALL NATURAL healthy real ingredients.
  • Completely ADDED SUGAR-FREE.
  • Packed with heart-healthy fats and calcium.
  • Full of wonderful matcha flavor.
  • Vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and soooo GOOD!

Iced Coconut Matcha Latte is cooling and very satisfying frothy beverage. Its silky smooth texture and mild, naturally sweet taste make this drink highly enjoyable.

Give this iced matcha latte a try. I don’t think you’ll be disappointed.

Enjoy!

Iced Coconut Matcha green tea Latte
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Iced Coconut Matcha Latte

Iced Coconut Matcha Latte is the perfect antioxidant-rich drink that will make your mornings so much better. It's packed with amazing coconut flavor, creamy and cooling, incredibly healthy and completely ADDED SUGAR-FREE. Vegan. Dairy free. All natural SUPER DRINK.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American, International, Japanese
Keyword green tea, healthy, iced, latte, matcha
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Calories 110 kcal
Author Natalie

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. If using a matcha set: Sift the matcha powder into the bowl using a fine mesh strainer or sifter. Add the hot water and whisk with the bamboo whisk in a "w" shape until frothy and well mixed.
  2. If using a shaker: Place matcha powder in a shaker. Add the hot water, close the lid and shake it until frothy and well mixed.
  3. Put warm coconut milk in a glass jar with lid. Add coconut oil, vanilla and honey or syrup if using. Shake well.
  4. Fill the glass with ice to 2/3 full. Pour in the coconut milk. Slowly pour in the matcha green tea mixture. Stir so it all combines and gets cold.
Nutrition Facts
Iced Coconut Matcha Latte
Amount Per Serving
Calories 110 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Sugars 5g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 8%
Calcium 7.4%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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57 Comments

  1. This looks so delicious and refreshing and such a pretty color of green! I love Matcha and haven’t had it in forever but this is making me want to make some!

  2. This looks super refreshing! I love matcha 🙂

  3. so would you believe that I have never actually had matcha?! This looks so refreshing and delicious

  4. I love me some matcha! This looks super refreshing for the summer!

  5. This looks so tasty and refreshing!! 😀 I’m gonna need to try making it soon! <3 Thanks for sharing the recipe! I think I actually have everything I need to make it! <3

  6. I love matcha! It has helped with my postpartum bloating so much!

  7. OH MY! This really looks amazing! I love matcha and it so delish iced like this. Can’t wait to try.

  8. This looks so good! I needed something new to try for a mid day pick-me-up! I will be trying this!

  9. Ohemgee! This looks delicious, and since it’s so stinking hot here in Arizona, I’m all about a cold refreshing drink. Pinning this one!

  10. Matcha is such a cool ingredient and I must use it more often, I might as well start with this tasty latte!

  11. I don’t like starting my day with a heavy meal. It always makes me feel sluggish. But this latte looks like the perfect way to start the morning. I love anything coconut!

  12. I’ve never tried matcha as the main ingredient in a smoothie but I like the sound of it. Something that gives me a boost in the morning and plenty of antioxidants is a no-brainer. And since I love the flavor of coconut I am definitely putting this on my to try list. Love the color too!

  13. I could so do with one of these in the hot weather! Looks so delish!!

  14. What a great summer drink. Love the colour…and matcha tea is so healthy too. Perfect for sitting on the patio in the afternoon with a book, enjoying the weather.

  15. This looks so bright and refreshing! Matcha & coconut are a tasty combo, too.

  16. Usually, I never comment on blogs but your article is so convincing that I never stop myself to say something about it. You’re doing a great job Man. Best article I have ever read

    Keep it up!

  17. Love love LOVE the beautiful green color of this! That alone makes me want to sip on a glass.

  18. Thank you for the brief explanation of matcha — I have wondered and just never looked it up. The shade of green makes the latte look so refreshing. We’ve been making more smoothies and blended drinks lately, so I’m gonna give this a try!

  19. This looks super refreshing and love the colour! I’ve been enjoying ice coffees lately so this would be a great recipe to mix things up 🙂

  20. This looks amazing what a great way to start the morning!

  21. Ok, I’ve never had matcha before but you’ve got me seriously wanting to try! Looks so yummy!

  22. Every week when I’m waiting for my coffee to finish grinding, I stare at the matcha but I’ve still never tried it! You totally convinced me! This looks so pretty and delicious, and full of antioxidants.

  23. Lately, I’ve been really getting into matcha and trying out different drinks with it. Definitely trying this one next! It sounds perfectly refreshing and nourishing..yum!

  24. I’ve never thought of combining coconut milk with matcha. Looks good and sounds even delicious. I’m definitely making some of this, can’t wait to feel the flavor

  25. I love everything matcha!! I am living off of iced drinks this summer, so this is all the way down my alley!

  26. I love strong black coffee to start my morning, but I’ve gotta say – this just might be the perfect alternative (especially on hot summer mornings)! You did such a great job walking through exactly what matcha is, how to make this iced latte perfectly, and also the nutrition benefits – really, really well-done post! And gorgeous pics, too – so terrific all around!

  27. I’ve seen so many matcha recipes but I have to say that yours is the only one that makes me want to try it! I love the idea of a coconut matcha latte. It sounds so good!

  28. Anne Murphy

    That looks so refreshing! I really need to try matcha – I always thought of it as tea ceremony tea but there is no reason to limit it so much!

  29. Michelle Blackwood

    Wow, what a great combination, I love the color and I bet it tastes amazing!

  30. Matcha lattes are so good! I also like using coconut milk in my lattes. You can’t beat an iced latte in the summer!

  31. I have not tried matcha yet. I live in a tiny little town where our options are limited to french vanilla and mocha for iced coffee, But, I am going to pick up these ingredients the next time I go to the city. This looks way better than what I get when I go out for a latte!

  32. This looks delicious – I love matcha. What kind of coconut milk do you use – canned whole fat, canned lite, or boxed refrigerated or shelf stable coconut milk?

    • For making this matcha I use plan coconut milk beverage – the one you get in the box in stores – not whole fat canned. It has smooth texture and creamy taste but it’s not heavy with fats. 🙂

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