Matcha Recipes & Suggestions


Green Tea Cookies 

Why not add a little matcha to your favourite cookie recipe or start out by trying ours.


  • 225 grams butter
  • 110 grams sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 350 grams flour
  • 2 tablespoons food grade matcha
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 pinch of salt


  • In a large bowl cream the butter and sugar.
  • Beat in the eggs and vanilla.
  • Gradually mix in the matcha, baking soda baking powder and flour. Mix well until you have a soft dough.
  • Refridgerate for 30 minutes.
  • Roll the dough out flat and cut your cookies with a cookie cutter.
  • Bake for 10 minutes on gas mark 6 / 400°C


Super Easy Green Tea Ice-Cream


Don't have an ice-cream maker, or looking for a really easy way to make delicious green tea ice-cream? This is it.


Take one tub of ice cream, leave to stand for 30 minutes until soft.

Add one or two tablespoons of matcha (depends on how matcha-y you want your ice cream), stir into ice cream until well blended. Refreeze.


This recipe works great with an flavour of ice cream. We recommend trying vanilla, banana or strawberry.



Banana Green Tea Smoothie


At the MatchaFactory it’s been a long held belief that banana and green tea go together perfectly. This is a recipe for an easy to make smoothie that’s the perfect way to start any day.


One banana 250ml milk (alternatively try almond or soya milk).

1 teaspoon of Matcha Ice


Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.


Adjust ingredients to taste. Why not try adding other fruits, chocolate or vanilla?



Green Tea & Banana Loaf Cake


Adding Matcha to your favourite loaf cakes is a great way to add a fun healthy twist to your baking. This recipe is adapted from an easy to bake banana cake, but you can try any cake recipe and simply add between 1 tsp to 2 tsp of matcha or more too taste.


  • 150 grams caster sugar
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 125 grams of butter
  • 2 very ripe mashed bananas
  • 190 grams self raising flour
  • 1-2 tsp of matcha
  • 60 ml milk


  • Grease pan Melt butter, sugar, and vanilla in a saucepan over a medium heat.
  • Remove from heat add bananas and mix well.
  • Add the egg, mix well.
  • Stir in the flour, matcha and the milk.
  • Pour into the cake tin, sprinkle with a tablespoon of demerara sugar to give a crunch topping if liked.
  • Bake at 170 C or Gas mark 3 for 35 mins or until ready.
  • Leave to cool.


Green Tea Latte


Put 1 tsp matcha (to taste) into matcha bowl or teapot, add a small amount of hot water (75C or less), mix and then add sugar or honey (to taste). Pour matcha mix into a cup & top with 3/4 of a cup of warm milk.


Try using different kinds of milk. Almond and soya milk work great, as do the flavoured versions of these dairy substitutes such as vanilla and strawberry. Using substitute milk products will also prevent any reduction in polyphenols benefit caused by caseins in dairy.


Green Tea Chicken


  • 4 skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbs (30ml) olive oil

For the Marinade:

  • 1/2 tsp of matcha
  • 2 tbs of fresh mint leaves
  • ¼ cup of ground lemon grass
  • ¾ tsp of salt or to taste
  • ¾ tsp of light brown sugar
  • 2 tbs of orange zest
  • 2 tbs of lemon zest
  • 2 tbs of freshly grated ginger
  • ½ tsp of ground cumin


  • Mix all the ingredients for the marinade together.
  • Cover the chicken breasts in the mixture and leave to marinate for a least two hours.
  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan and sear the chicken on both sides.
  • Transfer the chicken into an ovenproof dish and cook on gas mark 4 (350F/ 180C) for 15 minutes or until meat cooked.


Green Tea Butter

This is a recipe for an easy to make matcha butter that you can use to marinate or cook with. So far we've tried it with chicken and the results were that it tasted good and look very visual impressive.


  • 2 tsp matcha
  • 20 grams butter salt to taste


  • Melt butter.
  • Remove butter from heat.
  • Mix in matcha and salt.



Matcha Salt

This easy to make salt is a great way to add a bit of fun to your everyday cooking.  Matcha Tea is easy to make and can be used on a variety of dishes.  We think it makes a great visual and fun addition to your eggs in the morning or alternatively try sprinkling a little on your favourite chocolates.


1/2 tsp matcha

2 tbp sea salt


Either in a food processor or grinder mix the ingredients and grind for a few seconds.  Finished.