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Matcha Hot Chocolate

Homemade hot chocolate just in time for the holidays! Get a double-dose of plant superfoods with this cacao & matcha mix, topped with peppermint candy canes for a fun holiday twist!

If you’ve never made hot chocolate at home, you’ll be surprised just how quick & easy it is. This holiday recipe can be adjusted to your liking, to suit your particular tastes and preference for sweetness. You’ll find yourself making this recipe over & over, anytime your hot chocolate alarm goes off!

photo of hot chocolate made with matcha green tea powder, with candy canes and Christmas globes in the background

RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS: Matcha Hot Chocolate

Prep Time: About 5 minutes

Servings: 1

INGREDIENTS

  • 1.5 Cups milk of your choice
  • 1/3 Cup cacao powder or pure hot chocolate powder
  • 1/4 Cup chocolate chips
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup or honey
  • 1 teaspoon Sencha Naturals Everyday Organic Matcha Powder

Matcha Whipped Cream:

  • 1/2 Cup your favorite whipped cream
  • 1 teaspoon Sencha Naturals Everyday Organic Matcha Powder

Toppings: Mini Marshmallows, Candy cane

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a stovetop saucepan, heat the milk on medium heat and add in the cacao, chocolate chips, maple syrup, and teaspoon of matcha powder. Stir thoroughly until no clumps form. Pour into a mug.
  2. Blend the whipped cream with matcha powder and top the hot cocoa with it. Garnish with marshmallows and candy cane, and enjoy!

NOTES

  • Powders: For best results, use a hand sifter or small sieve to sift the cocoa and matcha powders into the boiling milk, to avoid clumping. 
photo of hot chocolate made with matcha green tea powder, with candy canes and Christmas globes in the background

 


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