Iced Pineapple Matcha Drink – The perfect copycat of the Starbucks seasonal drink! A delicious and refreshing blend of coconut milk, matcha, and pineapple juice served over ice!
Iced Pineapple Matcha Drink
I can’t believe how awesome the new iced pineapple matcha drink is from starbucks. When I saw it was on the menu, I knew it was going to be a new favorite drink for me. When I started working on making it at home, I was surprised how perfectly it turned with just a few simple ingredients! It’s a beautiful and refreshing drink that you will want to be sipping all summer long!
To make it, you just need to combine matcha powder with hot water, mixing it until smooth before mixing it with the pineapple juice and ginger. Serve it over ice and top it with some coconut milk. That’s it!
Common Questions About Making an Iced Pineapple Matcha Drink
What is an iced pineapple matcha drink?
An iced pineapple matcha drink is a seasonal starbucks drink that is made from coconut milk, matcha powder, pineapple, and a bit of optional ginger that is served over ice.
Can I make it a blended drink?
Yes! Pop all of the ingredients in a blender with some ice and blend until smooth. It is so delicious blended up.
Are matcha powder and green tea the same?
No, matcha powder and green tea are not the same. They are processed differently and thus end up with a different taste and use case. While you could mix green tea into lemonade, it would be more of an arnold palmer than a matcha lemonade.
What can I use as garnish on this drink?
I used a few chunks of fresh pineapple and a sprinkle of matcha to give it some color.
What else can I make with matcha?
Matcha is so great in a variety of baked goods and drinks! Some of my favorite matcha recipes include –
What kind of milk can I use?
The recipe calls for coconut milk to give it a more tropical flavor but you can use any other milk that you like such as dairy, almond, soy, etc.
Looking for more starbucks copycat recipes? Check these out!
- Iced Latte
- Vanilla Bean Frappuccino
- Cinnamon Dolce Latte
- Strawberries and Cream Frappuccino
- Iced Vanilla Latte
Please note that this recipe is inspired by the drink from Starbucks and thus may not be a perfect copy. It has been lovingly created at home by a Starbucks fan for others who love the drink and want to make a one at home using simple ingredients.
- 1/4 cup hot water
- 1 teaspoon matcha powder
- 1/4 cup pineapple juice
- 1/8 teaspoon grated ginger (optional)
- 1 cup coconut milk
- In a small bowl, whisk together the hot water and matcha until fully combined. Transfer the mixture to the fridge to chill - about 5 minutes.
- Add the matcha, pineapple juice, and ginger to a pitcher (or a mason jar) and stir them to combine.
- Strain into a glass filled with ice and top with coconut milk.
- Stir and enjoy!
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