Matcha Hot Chocolate

  • Serves

    serves 1

  • Cook

    5 minutes


By Elizabeth Chin

Published on December 21, 2016

Fresh green matcha tones down the sweetness of hot chocolate for a delicately bittersweet brew. We like the mix of white chocolate chunks with cocoa powder as a balanced base for the matcha. For a more subtle matcha flavor, use 1/2 a teaspoon instead of 1 teaspoon.

Hot Chocolate ingredients
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  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped white chocolate or white chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. matcha powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup whole milk


Step 1

In a mug, combine the cocoa powder, chocolate, sugar, matcha, and salt.

Step 2

In a small pot, add the milk and bring to a simmer over medium heat.

Step 3

Remove and transfer the milk to the mug; stir until the chocolate is melted and the ingredients are incorporated, about 1 minute.

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