What is an Irish Matcha Latte?
An Irish Matcha Latte with Bailey's is a delightful and creative twist on the traditional matcha latte. It combines the earthy, antioxidant-rich flavors of matcha green tea with the smooth, creamy, and slightly sweet flavor of Bailey's Irish Cream. This blend of flavors creates a deliciously indulgent drink that is a perfect treat for a cozy evening or a special occasion. While the matcha offers a wealth of health benefits, including increased focus and energy, the addition of Bailey's gives this latte an adult edge, making it a perfect option for a fun and unique nightcap or for those special festive occasions.
1 cup of non-dairy milk (unsweetened almond milk, oat milk, etc.
1 teaspoon of matcha green tea powder
1-2 teaspoons of sweetener of choice (like raw honey, agave, or stevia)
2 tablespoons of Bailey's Irish Cream
Heat your non-dairy milk in a small saucepan over medium heat until hot, but not boiling. (About 170F)
Pour the heated milk into your Elixir Mixer.
Add the matcha green tea powder to the Elixir Mixer.
Add your sweetener of choice and Bailey's Irish Cream.
Use your Elixir Mixer to combine all the ingredients until the drink is frothy and the matcha has fully dissolved. Serve immediately.
Enjoy your Irish Matcha Latte with Bailey's!
FAQs about Irish Matcha Latte with Bailey's:
Is the Irish Matcha Latte with Bailey's an alcoholic drink?
Yes, this version of the Irish Matcha Latte does contain alcohol due to the addition of Bailey's Irish Cream.
Can I make a non-alcoholic version of this latte?
Yes, you can substitute Bailey's for a non-alcoholic Irish Cream flavoring or syrup to get a similar taste without the alcohol.
What kind of matcha works best for this recipe?
A high-quality, ceremonial-grade matcha is recommended as it offers a vibrant green color and a smooth, slightly sweet flavor.
Can I use a different type of milk?
Yes, any milk (dairy or non-dairy) can be used for this recipe. The choice of milk can also add another layer of flavor to your latte.
Can I make this latte iced?
Absolutely! Just chill your milk before adding it to the Elixir Mixer, then serve your prepared latte over ice.
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