The Sweet and Chewy Delight of Green Tea Mochi


Perfect Mochi Green Tea Pairing

If you're looking for the best green tea mochi pairing, you have come to the right place! To make the pairing mochi green tea pairing, we recommend using these 3 teas.

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Ceremonial matcha is the perfect Japanese green tea for food pairings.

This is the tea used in the Japanese tea ceremony, and it is traditionally paired with a sweet or "wagashi".


If you want to conduct your own Japanese tea ceremony at home, you will want to find the perfect sweet to serve alongside your bowl of matcha and this green tea mochi is perfect!




Sencha tea is the most popular type of green tea in Japan, and it has a unique flavor that makes it perfect for food pairings like this. The flavor of sencha is sweet, vegetal, fresh and slightly bitter.


Instead of adding sugar to it to smooth out the bitterness, it's better to eat a sweet alongside of the tea, which is why the mochi green tea makes the perfect pair.




Genmaicha is a delicious green tea that is made by combining tea leaves with toasted rice.

The toasted rice imparts a warm nutty flavor onto the tea which makes it perfect to pair with sweets like the green tea mochi.



Does green tea mochi have caffeine

So now that we've gone through the green tea mochi recipe, let's answer the question does green tea mochi have caffeine?

The latte grade matcha used in this recipe has 34mg of caffeine per teaspoon and there are 4 teaspoons used in this recipe. In total, there will be 8mg of caffeine per green tea mochi.


Calories in green tea mochi

So how many calories in green tea mochi? The calorie measurement in this recipe is for 1 serving or for one green tea mochi. As a result, you can expect to find about 40 calories in each green tea mochi.

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