Three Days of Matcha: Matcha Latte Tart + Kiss Me Organics Giveaway

 

Matcha Latte Tart An Unrefined Vegan

Matcha Mint Body Scrub is all well and good, but let’s get to the eating! Not too long ago I broke with tradition and instead of ordering my customary 16-ounce soy latte (no foam, thank you very much) at Starbucks, I requested a green tea latte. I fully expected to be disappointed. Instead, I loved the creamy, light, hard-to-describe yet satisfying flavor. And the color was gorgeous. Now that I’m on a month-long coffee (and dessert…) fast, I’ve been turning to green tea lattes regularly. Matcha powder, in my humble opinion, makes the richest brew. Don’t even bother steeping regular green tea bags – it just won’t be the same. Instead, whisk together 2 cups of your favorite non-dairy milk + 1 tablespoon matcha powder + your favorite sweetener to taste and imbibe!

One thing that a green tea latte lacks – to its everlasting shame – is crust. And everything tastes better with crust. Enter my Matcha Latte Tart.

Remember, I’ve got one 4-ounce bag of matcha tea powder to share with one of my U.S. readers, plus those in the U.S. and Canada can get a 15% discount on Kiss Me Organics matcha powder when they order through Amazon. Just use the code DYEAF4S8. Offer is valid today through December 15, 2014.

I shared this recipe with Gluten-free Fridays on Vegetarian Mama.

Kiss Me Organics Matcha Bag

 

Matcha Latte Tart An Unrefined Vegan

 

Vegan Matcha Latte Tart
Serves 8
I took one of my favorite coffeeshop beverages - green tea latte - and turned it into a creamy, dreamy tart. Paired with a chocolate crust and chocolate sauce...pure dessert heaven.
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Prep Time
20 min
Total Time
6 hr 20 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time
6 hr 20 min
350 calories
22 g
1 g
27 g
6 g
15 g
107 g
2402 g
4 g
0 g
10 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
107g
Servings
8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 350
Calories from Fat 239
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g
42%
Saturated Fat 15g
75%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 1mg
0%
Sodium 2402mg
100%
Total Carbohydrates 22g
7%
Dietary Fiber 1g
5%
Sugars 4g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 10-inch pre-baked gluten-free or whole wheat pie crust
  2. 4 Tbsp. kuzu powder
  3. 6 Tbsp. water
  4. 1/2 cup coconut butter
  5. 1/2 cup raw cashew pieces, soaked overnight, rinsed and drained
  6. 1 1/4 cups soy (or other non-dairy) milk, divided (I prefer soy here for its richness)
  7. 2 1/4 tsp. matcha powder
  8. 1/2 tsp. vanilla-flavored liquid stevia
  9. Chocolate syrup, for garnish, optional
  10. Whipped coconut cream, for garnish, optional
Instructions
  1. Whisk together the kuzu powder and water until kuzu is dissolved and set aside. In a high-speed blender, add the coconut butter, cashews, 3/4 cup of the non-dairy milk, matcha powder, and stevia. Process until fairly smooth. Let sit while you prepare the kuzu.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat the remainder of the non-dairy milk over medium heat. When it is steaming, whisk in the kuzu-water mixture and continue to whisk until the mixture thickens.
  3. Remove from the heat and pour into the blender with the matcha mixture. Process until very smooth.
  4. Pour into the prepared pie crust and chill for at least 6 hours or until set. Serve with stevia-sweetened chocolate syrup (such as NuNaturals) and/or whipped coconut cream.
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calories
350
fat
27g
protein
6g
carbs
22g
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Matcha Latte Tart An Unrefined Vegan

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9 thoughts on “Three Days of Matcha: Matcha Latte Tart + Kiss Me Organics Giveaway

  1. biggsis

    Gorgeous. It looks simply gorgeous and you’ve inspired me to get back to green tea. Unfortunately I can not do caffeine due to palpitations so I’m hoping to find a good decaf matcha 🙂

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