Matcha drink from above with candy canes and marshmallows

Buddy's 4 Food Groups

Classic holiday flavors like peppermint, candy cane, and white chocolate blend to create a warm and tasty drink fit for an elf.


October 13, 2021


Rishi Tea





Heady | Fresh | Bold

from $10.50

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Barista Matcha

Fresh | Invigorating | Bright

from $48


  • 4 oz crushed candy canes
  • 3/4 oz peppermint syrup made with Rishi Peppermint tea
  • 8 oz steamed, whole chocolate milk
  • 2 oz prepared Rishi Barista Matcha


  1. Prepare peppermint syrup: Infuse 3 tablespoons of peppermint in water for 7 minutes; strain fully into a small saucepan set over medium-low heat to simmer. Add an additional 3 tablespoons dry peppermint tea; turn off heat & cover. Infuse for 7 minutes; strain fully. add sugar and 8 ounces of warm, peppermint tea to a bender; blend on low until sugar dissolves completely. Strain & store in refrigerator.
  2. Prepare matcha: Sift 1 heaping teaspoon in Matcha Serving Bowl and add 2 ounces 180F water. Whisk for 15-20 seconds until frothy.
  3. Rim a 12 ounce latte cup with finely crushed candy canes.
  4. Add peppermint syrup and prepared matcha.
  5. Fill with steamed, whole chocolate milk.
  6. Garnish with marshmallows and dust with cocoa powder.

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