Tenzo Matcha White Hot Chocolate

Tenzo Matcha White Hot Chocolate

by Robbie Page December 11, 2018

Matcha White Hot Chocolate Final

Homemade Matcha White Hot Chocolate For the Holidays

This week we partnered with our friends over at Not Without Wine to bring you one of our all-time favorite drink recipes for the chilly holidays months - a twist on a classic - The Tenzo Matcha White Hot Chocolate!

It’s your total comfort drink - warm, rich & velvety, sweet but not too sweet and chocolate-y but not too chocolate-y. And of course, it’s better when its topped with TENZO TEA and MATCHA MARSHMALLOWS :)

Matcha White Hot Chocolate Ingredients


(Recipe Makes 4 Servings)

  • 11 oz. Ghirardelli classic white baking chips
  • 4 cups of milk (If milk isn't your thing, feel free to swap with your favorite dairy-alternative, we'd highly recommend coconut milk)
  • 1/2 tsp salt to taste
  • 4 oz water
  • 2 tsp Tenzo Tea matcha powder

Matcha White Hot Chocolate Step 1

Step 1: Double Boil White Hot Chocolate

  1. In a double boiler melt the entire bag of white chocolate, stirring on occasion
  2. Once the chocolate is melted and creamy, scrape into a saucepan and turn the heat to medium-low
  3. Add the whole milk and begin whisking until the chocolate is completely unstuck from the bottom and sides of the pan
  4. Turn up the heat to medium-high while continuing to whisk until the chocolate is fully-incorporated into the milk
  5. Add salt to taste
  6. Turn off the heat and pour the white hot chocolate into your 4 mugs

Matcha Shot

Step 2: Matcha Shot

It's time to make a Matcha Shot to combine with your melted white hot chocolate. If you've never made a matcha shot before click here to learn more!

  1. In a separate bowl combine 4 oz water with 2 tsp Tenzo Matcha
  2. Using a bamboo whisk, whisk until smooth with an "M/W" motion
  3. Pour Matcha Shot over white hot chocolate, dispersing evenly between your 4 mugs

Matcha Marshmallows

Step 3: Matcha Marshmallows

  1. Toss mini marshmallows with matcha powder until green
  2. Top your mug with marshmallows and dust with powdered sugar to taste

Celebrate the holidays with Tenzo Tea Organic Matcha! Tag @tenzotea in your holiday creations for a chance to be featured on our Instagram.


Recipe By: Julie Meese & Lauren Conlon from Notwithoutwine.com
Photos By: Matas Gayauskas - @matasvibes

Robbie Page
Robbie Page


Robbie is a matcha man. He grew to be 7 feet tall due in large part to the outrageous amount of green tea he drank as a kid. Now he loves to share his tips and tricks for the healthiest energy on the planet.

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