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Matcha Ice Cubes

Author: Jee Choe
An easy recipe to make these perfect little cubes of matcha.
4.9 from 9 votes
Prep Time 4 mins
Freeze Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 4 mins
Course Drinks
Yield48 small ice cubes

INGREDIENTS
 

INSTRUCTIONS
 

  • Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake for 15 seconds.
    Pour water in first to prevent the matcha from clumping. Shake vigorously to mix well.
  • Pour matcha latte into ice cube trays.
  • Freeze.
    It'll take about 3-4 hours to freeze, depending on the size of the ice cubes.

NOTES

  • Don't use more sweetened condensed milk than what the recipe calls for since it won't freeze properly due to the high sugar content.
  • The matcha will settle to the bottom of the ice cube tray as it freezes so seeing the gradation is natural.
  • The smaller the ice cubes, the faster they'll melt in milk.
  • Ice cubes will be good in the freezer for up to 2 months. After that time, the quality and flavor won't be as good.
  • To make an iced matcha latte, put ice cubes into a cup and pour milk (any kind) on top. As the ice cubes melt, the drink will turn into an iced matcha latte.
  • Instead of freezing the matcha latte into ice cubes, pour it into popsicle molds to make matcha popsicles.
  • To get bright green matcha latte ice cubes, you need good quality matcha. Look to spend $20 - $30 regardless of whether the package is labeled ceremonial or culinary grade. If you get poor quality matcha, the color of the ice cubes will be a dull green, almost brown.

NUTRITION

Calories: 2 | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 2mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg
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