This Iced Matcha Chai Latte is a delicious and easy iced latte recipe! With brewed masala chai and matcha tea, this iced latte is flavorful and great for a caffeine kick.
Skip the coffee shop and make this chai matcha latte at home! I love a good cup of matcha and a good iced chai latte - and this recipe combines the best of both worlds!
This recipe uses super simple ingredients that most grocery stores carry, so you can make this iced matcha chai tea latte on repeat! This homemade version ensures you'll make a healthy matcha chai latte, and allows you to have no added sugar if that's something you prefer.
I love this chai green tea latte because it's so easy and so refreshing. It's great for any time of year - but especially refreshing in the spring and summer. It's my favorite way to enjoy an iced matcha latte, and I know you'll love it too!
Why You'll Love this Recipe
Here's why you'll love this Iced Matcha Chai Latte recipe.
Delicious - You'll love this delicious matcha chai combo! This iced latte is so refreshing and tasty.
Approachable - This recipe is approachable and is easy to make. You only need a few kitchen tools and just 5 ingredients to make this recipe!
Easy - This Iced Matcha Chai Latte is ready in just a few minutes and is just as good as a coffee shop. It's so easy that you can make this iced latte recipe again and again!
Here are the ingredients you will need for this iced latte recipe:
- Hot Water - Brewed to medium heat
- Matcha Powder - Find a good quality matcha tea that comes in a fine powder.
- Chai Tea - To make this recipe easier, I use a chai tea bag and pre-brew the black tea to have ready for this iced matcha latte. You can always make your own chai at home by using chai spices!
- Oat Milk - I love using oat milk for this drink, but you can use almond milk, coconut milk, soy milk, or whole milk in the recipe.
- Cinnamon - You'll need just a pinch of cinnamon to top the drink. Or, garnish with a cinnamon stick!
- Sweetener - This is totally optional, but for those who like sweetener, you can use maple syrup, cane sugar, stevia, or your favorite sweetener of choice to sweeten the drink.
Let's make this recipe together!
Combine hot water and matcha in a shallow cup. Use a matcha whisk or a milk frother to combine. Add brewed chai tea and stir.
Pour into a large glass filled with ice. Add oat milk and top with a pinch of cinnamon. Serve and enjoy!
Expert Tips and Tricks
Here are some expert tips to make this delicious recipe perfect.
Use a Frother - Use a handheld frother to blend the matcha and chai for a super smooth latte.
Complete the Meal - Make this iced latte for breakfast and serve with chocolate peanut butter protein overnight oats for a complete and delicious breakfast!
Use your favorite milk - There are so many different milk options that you can use for this recipe. Make sure you pick one that you like!
Here is some kitchen equipment you will need for this recipe. You can find all of these products on Amazon.
Electric Milk Frother - If you like to add cold foam to your iced lattes, check out this Nespresso Milk Frother that will level up your lattes!
Traditional Matcha Whisk - Use a traditional matcha whisk to fully incorporate the matcha powder into the water. This will give you a smoother latte without any grittiness.
Chai Mix - Chai is available at most grocery stores, but if you can't find it, buy it online! I love this brand and drink their tea all the time.
Here are some common recipe substitutions and variations for this easy recipe.
Add Cold Foam - You can add to this recipe by adding cold foam, which is creamy frothy milk, to your latte!
Make it Hot - Make a hot matcha chai latte by brewing the chai the same time you make the matcha. Blend together and serve hot! A hot matcha chai latte is especially comforting on a cold day.
Milk Substitution - You can substitute almond milk, coconut milk, soy milk, whole milk, or skim milk in the recipe instead of oat milk. Since different milk options have different sweetness levels, you may need to add some sweetener if you're using milk with a low sugar content. Taste a little bit and add sweetener as necessary.
Frequently Asked Questions
Chai is a black tea brewed with a variety of whole spices such as star anise, fresh ginger. Chai is known for its spicy taste and health benefits.
A Matcha Chai Latte combines brewed chai tea, matcha powder, milk, and a bit of cinnamon. It can be served hot or over iced for a delicious latte.
Matcha is a powder made from finely ground green tea leaves. Matcha powder is known for its health benefits and strong taste.
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Iced Matcha Chai Latte
- 2 oz hot water
- 1 teaspoon matcha
- 4 oz chai tea
- ½ cup oat milk
- Pinch of cinnamon
- Combine hot water and matcha in a cup. Use a matcha whisk or a milk frother to combine. Add chai tea and stir.
- Pour into a large glass filled with ice. Add 1 cup oat milk and top with a pinch of cinnamon. Serve and enjoy!