Matcha Twist- 3 Matcha-Based Drinks You Should Try
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Matcha is a green tea that originated in Japan. People adore it for its amazing health benefits, and despite the fact that it contains a lot of caffeine, it is still considered the greatest green tea available. The Japanese beverage is gradually spreading to other parts of the world. People prefer this to other green teas on the market because it has the highest antioxidant content.  

Macha is used in a variety of foods and beverages, as well as in deserts, but we'll be talking about how it may be used in beverages to beat the heat today.  

  3 ways to use Matcha in beverages - 

     Matcha Martini Mocktail

It is a refreshing non-alcoholic beverage perfect for those lazy evenings.  

Ingredients needed:  

    1-½ tsp High quality ceremonial matcha 

     ½ glass Non-alcoholic gin 

    1-2 teaspoon sugar syrup 

    Lime juice 

    Mint leaves 

    Ice cubes 

Most essential, you must first prepare the matcha by mixing it with 2-3 tablespoons of water and aggressively whisking it until no lumps remain.  Combine all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with the gin and shake for 1-2 minutes.  Pour this mixture into a large glass filled with ice cubes. Serve with fresh mint leaves as a garnish. 

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 •    Matcha Mojito  

Give your boring plain mojitos a matcha twist with this refreshing drink for summer afternoons. It's also quite easy to put together. 

Ingredients needed: 

    ½ tsp Matcha powder 

    1 cup club soda 

    Lime juice (1 whole)  

    2-3 tbsp brown sugar 

    15 mint leaves 

    Ice cubes 

    Hot water to prepare matcha 

 To begin, in a bowl, whisk together a little hot water and matcha until thoroughly dissolved, then set aside. In a separate dish, combine the mint leaves and brown sugar, and muddle with the back of a spoon. Put the mint leaves, sugar mixture, lime juice, and lots of ice cubes in a cocktail shaker, shake it, and then add the matcha powder and shake it again. Fill a glass halfway with this mixture, top with club soda, and garnish with mint leaves. In minutes, you'll have your matcha mojito. 

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    Ginger And Matcha Mocktail 

This matcha and ginger fusion will have you feeling revitalized in no time, and it's also very simple to create. 

 Ingredients needed: 

    1-½ tsp matcha powder 

    1 tsp fresh ginger juice 

    1 whole lime juice 

    1 tsp honey 

    1 glass water or club soda 

    Mint leaves 

    Ice cubes 

 Make the matcha in hot water and set it aside. In a cocktail shaker, combine the soda/water, lime juice, ginger juice, and honey and vigorously shake for a minute or two. Shake the matcha mix in the shaker once more.  Pour the Mixture into a large glass with plenty of ice cubes. Serve with mint leaves as a garnish.  

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 Try making these energizing matcha mocktails at home and let us know how it goes. Always make sure you're using ceremonial matcha.