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How to Make the Perfect Cup of Matcha

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Matcha

Traditional Preparation (not ceremonial)
  1. Bring freshly drawn water to about 175-190°F
  2. Scoop matcha into a bowl using 1/2tsp for each 6oz of water. (If your cup is 12oz use 1tsp.)
  3. Pour 2oz of the hot water over the matcha.
  4. Whisk vigorously to make a smooth paste.
  5. Add the rest of the hot water and whisk vigorously until the matcha has a light foam over the top.
  6. Pour into a cup or sip straight out of the bowl!

Modern Preparation (electric whisk or milk frother)

  1. Bring freshly drawn water to about 175-190°F
  2. Scoop matcha into a cup or mug using 1/2tsp for each 6oz of water. (If your cup is 24oz use 2tsp.)
  3. Pour half the amount of hot water you need over the matcha.
  4. Use an electric whisk to mix.
  5. Add the rest of the hot water and use a spoon to mix gently. 
  6. Sweeten and add milk to taste.
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