Matcha Orange Hibiscus Tea


Matcha Orange Hibiscus Tea


As an interactive multimedia designer, Nicole's keen eye for visuals is translated into baking, one of her recent pastime pursuits that she picked up during the Movement Control Order (MCO). Since the reignition of her passion in baking and a bread-lover herself, she started to create her own recipes such as breads, desserts and drinks. Her recipes a must-try for anyone who wants to learn, as they are simple, down-to-earth and achieves that deliciously eye-catching result.

"What makes baking enjoyable is when my creations look appetising and visually appealing in the photo."

Nicole / @nicoleyong93

Instagram: nicoleyong93


What do you do for a living?
I’m an Interactive Multimedia Designer who works in a digital marketing agency. I’m passionate in creating visuals on variety of platforms including photography, illustration and 2D animation. I believe that colourful and meaningful artworks will bring joy to viewer’s life!
You've recently started to share your baking creations on your Instagram. Has baking always been a passion of yours?
Baking has always been my passion but I couldn't find a time to do it. Due to Movement Control Order (MCO) in Malaysia during March this year, I finally took the opportunity to start baking. It all started by creating the trendy Dalgona drink using Niko Neko Matcha powder during MCO period. As I really love eating bread, so I asked myself why not try to bake one? From there, I experienced the fun of baking.
What's the most enjoyable part of baking in your experience?
I love baking bread! The process of kneading dough with your own hands is so enjoyable! Even though it’s not easy to knead dough perfectly by hand, it’s so satisfying when I succeed! Besides, what makes baking enjoyable is when my creations look appetizing and visually appealing in the photo.
How did you come up with Matcha Orange Hibiscus Tea recipe?
The first matcha drink I tried that made me fall in love with matcha was a "three-layer matcha," which was made of matcha, milk, and coffee. I decided to make a three-layer matcha this time for Valentine's Day, but instead of coffee and milk, I used orange juice and hibiscus tea to describe "first love" with the sweet, refreshing flavours with a hint of bitter aftertaste.
Why did you choose YURI / Matcha for this recipe?
Among all the Matcha, Houjicha, and Genmaicha from Niko Neka Matcha, YURI / Matcha is the matcha that skips my heart a beat when I first tried it! Therefore, I decided to use it for this recipe!


Matcha Orange Hibiscus Tea

Serving: 1 glass
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes


1 tsp of YURI Matcha
2 tsp of Sugar
2 tsp of Whipping Cream
3 tsp of Water
1 Hibiscus Tea Bag
100 ml of Water
2 tbsp Sugar
80 ml Orange Juice
1/4 Lime
Dried Edible Roses (optional)


  1. In a small pot, boil 100ml of water with a hibiscus tea bag.
  2. When it starts to boil, cook it for 1 to 2 minutes and remove the tea bag.
  3. Add in 2 tbsp of sugar, stir continuously until the sugar melts and the mixture becomes slightly thicker. Pour it into a small, heat resistant jug and set aside.
  4. In a small measuring cup, whisk together YURI matcha, 2tsp of sugar, 2tsp of whipping cream, and 3tsp of water with YUKIWA hand mixer. Whisk until the matcha mixture is thick and creamy. Add more water if the mixture is too thick.
  5. Cut a notch in a quarter of a lime. Run that notch all around the rim of the glass.
  6. Pour some salt on a flat dish and tip the glass over into the salt.
  7. Pour the hibiscus tea syrup into the glass and add ice.
  8. Gently pour in some orange juice, followed by matcha mixture.
  9. Sprinkle some dried edible roses on top as a finishing touch. (optional)




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