Do you have a craving for a refreshing and energizing iced matcha latte from Starbucks but you’re anywhere but near a Starbucks? You don't need to be near a Starbucks anymore to get an amazing fix of this delicious beverage. Whether you're already a matcha green tea expert or just starting out, what better way is there than getting your hands on some icy refreshment that also comes with health benefits? So read on to learn how to make your own lovable iced matcha latte Starbucks!

What Makes Starbucks’ Iced Matcha Tea Latte so Special?

This jolt of energy comes with creaminess and sweetness balanced perfectly to make an indulgent yet guilt-free treat. On top of that, it can be customized according to your taste preference, such as soy milk or almond milk. Whether you enjoy it plain or with extras, the Iced Matcha Latte from Starbucks will surely become your drink of choice!

Iced matcha latte recipe

Welcome to your at-home barista experience! If you've been jonesing for a Starbucks Iced Matcha Latte you can totally get one without visiting Starbucks, we’re about to show you how you can easily make it right in the comfort of your own home. With just five ingredients and under 10 minutes, you can be sipping on your perfect iced latte before you know it. Plus, if this exercise isn't enough tasty proof that matcha is one of the most versatile beverages ever – nothing will convince you otherwise. So what are we waiting for? Let's get started with the amazing Starbucks Iced Matcha Latte recipe you’ll die for!


  • 1 tablespoon of Shade Matcha Green Tea Powder.
  • ¼ cup of hot water (not boiling).
  • ¾ of your favorite milk.
  • 1 teaspoon of Vanilla extract.
  • Simple syrup.
  • ½ cup of ice cubes

Simple Syrup ingredients:

  • Sugar
  • Water

How to make a simple syrup

Making a simple syrup is an easy process that only requires two ingredients: sugar and water. Here's how to do it:

  1. In a saucepan, combine equal parts of sugar and water (for instance, 1 cup of each).
  2. Turn the heat on high and bring the mixture to a boil.
  3. As soon as it boils, reduce the heat and allow the mixture to simmer for 3 minutes while stirring constantly.
  4. Take off the heat and let cool completely before using.
  5. Once cooled, transfer to a jar or container with a lid for storage.

Your simple syrup is now ready to use not only in your Iced Matcha Latte but in cocktails, desserts, or other recipes!

How to make Iced Matcha Latte Starbucks

  1. To start, place the 1 tablespoon of Shade Matcha Green Tea Powder in a cup or bowl and add the ¼ cup of hot water. Stir vigorously until it forms a smooth paste without any lumps. 
  2. In another cup or bowl, combine ¾ of your favorite milk with the simple syrup (use the quantity you feel comfortable with) and stir until completely mixed together. 
  3. Stir the 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract into the matcha mixture.
  4. Now pour the milk into the matcha mixture and stir to combine. 
  5. Finally, strain the mixture into a glass filled with ½ cup of ice and enjoy!

Shade Matcha is your best source for matcha powder

All in all, Shade Matcha is your one-stop shop for high-quality matcha powder! So what are you waiting for? Now head on over and take a look around our page to see which matcha option stands out as your favorite. Enjoy!

April 21, 2023 — Paige Rife