Matcha green tea latte popsicles are the perfect refreshing treat for those hot summer afternoons when you need a little pick-me-up. Matcha. Matcha. Matcha. I feel like Matcha’s middle sister Jan right now because Matcha’s obviously getting all the attention lately.
I love matcha green tea powder. It’s packed with more antioxidants than steeped green tea and those antioxidants, also known as polyphenols, are anti-aging and have been shown to protect against chronic diseases like cancer, heart disease, and they may even boost metabolism!
Plus, I can’t get enough of its earthy flavor and beautiful green color. I remember the first time I tried a matcha green tea latte at Starbucks. It had me at first sip. The creamy milk and foam balancing out the bitter green tea taste. With a little honey to sweeten. Glorious.
I wanted to recreate that matcha tea latte taste in popsicle form for the summer. Because ya’ll know how much I’m obsessed with my new pops molds.
I used Greek yogurt as the base, honey to sweeten, and vanilla to cut the bitterness and brighten the flavor. Enjoy these refreshing pops on a hot summer afternoon when you need a little mid-day pick-up.
- 3 cups Greek yogurt
- 3 tbsp honey
- 1 tbsp matcha green tea powder
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- In a medium mixing bowl, stir together yogurt, honey, and vanilla. Add matcha green tea powder and whisk together until smooth.
- Fill popsicle molds with yogurt mixture and place in freezer for four hours, or until completely frozen.
- When ready to serve, run popsicle molds under warm water to loosen the popsicles. Remove and serve immediately.
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Tell me, have you ever tried matcha green tea powder before? What’s your favorite go-to popsicle flavor this summer?
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