Matcha green tea and coconut water makes the perfect combination to cool down under the sweltering heat. This Matcha Coconut Water recipe is not only refreshing, but also a great energy booster to shake off that afternoon slump.
If you’re looking for an easy refreshing homemade drink, here’s a tasty one to beat Singapore’s scorching heat. In this simple recipe, we paired coconut water with matcha and this makes just the perfect drink that’s delicious and helpful in keeping you well hydrated.
Why Matcha Coconut Water? Coconut water is very refreshing and makes a great ingredient to replenish your lost electrolytes, while matcha has energy boosting effects thanks to caffeine and L-theanine. You can expect a refreshing drink with a kick of energy boost that can enhance your focus and helps you stay relaxed.
If you’re on a no sugar diet, this Matcha Coconut Water is also one of the best recipes to enjoy matcha with no added sweetener! Adding matcha with coconut water gives it a tropical twist with natural sweetness that can easily be enjoyed by everyone.
So if you’re just starting out with matcha, this recipe will give you an easy introduction to matcha’s flavours.
Super easy Matcha Coconut Water
What we love about this matcha coconut water recipe is that it’s very fuss-free and quick to prepare. Whether you’re at home or in the office, it is really simple to prepare this recipe.
All you have to do is add coconut water, a little more plain water and matcha in a bottle and shake it altogether. This makes the perfect go-to recipe if you need a refreshing drink, or a pick-me-up post lunch booster to fuel you through the day.
Your go-to Matcha Coconut Water for a quick energy boost
You can definitely rely on this delightful matcha coconut water for an energy boost thanks to matcha. Just like coffee, matcha contains caffeine. While matcha has less caffeine than coffee per serving, matcha also has L-theanine and other amino acids. L-theanine provides a calming, focusing effect that moderates the energy spike from coffee.
That means you get a gentle lift in mood, focus and energy that lasts for awhile instead of the usual spike and crash you tend to get with coffee.
When you swap from matcha to coffee, you avoid the jitters and palpitating heart rate that you sometimes get with coffee. So if you have ever wanted to reduce your coffee intake, matcha could be your answer as a great coffee alternative. If you had a tasty heavy lunch, preparing this simple recipe will provide a boost for the rest of your day.
How much caffeine is in Matcha Coconut Water?
Matcha has caffeine, but generally has less caffeine per serving compared to coffee. A standard teaspoon of matcha contains about 50-70 mg of caffeine. In this matcha coconut water recipe, we used 2 teaspoons / 4 grams of our Superior Blend Matcha which has a total of about 100 mg of caffeine.
Depending on the type of coffee and how it’s brewed, the equivalent amount of brewed coffee contains about 140 mg of caffeine. The effects of 120 mg of caffeine in 2 teaspoons / 4 grams of matcha is also moderated by approximately 70-90 milligrams of L-theanine.
While caffeine produces adrenaline, L-theanine helps to deliver a sense of calmness and alertness. This great combination is what wards off the unpleasant, frantic jitters we sometimes get from coffee.
Make refreshing Matcha Coconut Water ft. Superior Matcha Blend
For this recipe, we made the Matcha Coconut Water using the whisk method.
If you’re going for convenience, the bottle shaking method makes the perfect go-to. Just add matcha, coconut water and a little bit of water to the bottle and shake them together until all the clumps are dissolved.
- 230 ml of coconut water
- 2 tsp matcha powder (Superior Blend matcha)
- 60 ml of water
1. In a glass, pour some ice cubes and 230 ml of coconut water.
2. Add 60 ml of water and 2 tsp of matcha into a bowl and whisk it up using a bamboo whisk.
3. Pour the matcha mixture into the glass of coconut water. Mix well.
4. Enjoy the Matcha Coconut Water!