Making cold matcha ice fruit smoothies are a great way to boost your energy and enjoy a refreshing beverage on a hot day. Matcha green tea powder actually pairs well with any sweet fruits, so you have a lot of options when it comes to making matcha fruit smoothies.
Matcha is a superfood and you will be pleased to know it is jam packed with nutritional benefits. There are many reasons why this versatile green powder is being mixed in all kinds of recipes up and down the country.
In this blended drink recipe, we will show you how to make a quick and easy watermelon matcha ice smoothie. Using watermelon makes it simple to create the desired layer effect. This is because watermelon is naturally sweet and therefore it will sit at the bottom of the glass, without the need for adding sugars or other artificial sweeteners.
Have a go yourself and show off your perfect smoothie layers to your friends!
4 steps to your perfect watermelon matcha ice smoothie
- Put 2 cups of diced watermelon into a blender and mix
- Take 1/2 cup of cold water, mix in 1 tea spoon culinary matcha powder and whisk until mixed
- Pour the blended watermelon in a tall glass over ice, secondly pour in the matcha tea mix
- To garnish pour the remaining watermelon foam on top to give texture and add in some watermelon chunks
Try experimenting by switching the watermelon for something else, we also love this drink by adding in some mango fruit. This is a great resource to find out which fruits are high in natural sugars.
Enjoy and let us know what you think!