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Matcha Lemonade recipe fused by fiona

Homemade Matcha Lemonade

Here's my homemade matcha lemonade recipe with a Japanese twist with added matcha. If you don't have matcha at home don't worry the recipe still works without it.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, Asian, Fusion, Japanese, oriental
Keyword: Antioxidants, diet, green tea, healthy, Japanese recipe, lemonade, lose weight, matcha
Servings: 8 people
Author: Fiona Uyema
Cost: 4


  • 200 g sugar
  • 200 ml cold water
  • 4 large fresh lemons
  • 1 litre of cold water
  • 1 tsp matcha powder
  • Ice cubes
  • Lime slices to garnish
  • Mint leaves to garnish


  • Heat the 200g of sugar and 200ml of water in a saucepan on medium heat until the sugar dissolves (stir to make sure the sugar is completely dissolved into the water).Then, take it off the heat and let cool.
  • Squeeze the juice from 4 lemons into a bowl and then pass through a sieve.
  • When ready to serve pour the sugar water and lemon juice into a large jug.
  • Add 1 litre of cold water, ice cubes and lemon slices. Use a spoon with a long handle to stir well.
  • Now the homemade lemonade is ready. If you want to add matcha follow the next instruction.
  • Put 1 tsp of matcha powder is a small cup and add a few tablespoons of cold water. Use a whisk to remove any lumps. Add to the lemonade and mix well.
  • Use lime slices & mint leaves to garnish.


Taste the lemonade to check if you need to add more or less water.
Goes really well with sake or vodka
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