5 Easy-to-Make Mushroom Elixirs for Home or Cafe!

5 Easy-to-Make Mushroom Elixirs for Home or Cafe!

So you want to get fancy with your mushroom beverages? Well, you've come to the right place. Below is a list of some of our favorite recipes for cafe-style fung-tional fungi drinks. Whether you're a professional barista or just having fun at home, these hot bevs will add a little pep in your step + provide your body with some pretty killer fung-tional benefits.


Mush Love Latte

  • 1 cup of favorite milk option
  • 2 tsp Mālama Mushrooms fung-tional superfood mushroom mix
  • 1 tsp favorite sweetener  
  • 1 shot espresso or ⅓ cup strong brewed coffee
  • Pinch of sea salt 

Extra Fancy Options:

  • Put in a tsp of superfood maca for a little extra "love" component!

Description: Keeping it simple, this traditional latte with a fung-tional twist combines a nice little boost of caffeine plus a little fungi magic. Our 8 mushroom mix gives you the power of 8 different fantastic fungi to aid with energy, stamina, immune system support, mental clarity, and more. Substitute or Add Mālama Lion's Mane Extract for an extra cognitive boost or Mālama Cordyceps extract for a jolt of long lasting, non-jittery energy.


Mushroom Matcha Latte

  • 1 cup of favorite milk option
  • 1 tsp ceremonial grade matcha 
  • 2 tsp Mālama Lion’s Mane extract or 2 tsp fung-tional superfood mushroom mix

Extra Fancy Options:

  • 1 tsp spirulina
  • 1 tsp MCT oil
  • 2 tbsp agave or maple syrup 
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

Description: Sometimes you're looking for that uptick in energy without the roller coaster ride of three cups of coffee. You want to be calm, cool and collected but you also want to tackle your day. What better way to do that than by combining Matcha and Lion's Mane? Matcha's natural levels of L-Theanine combined with Lion's Mane's ability to boost cognitive function will give you the brain boost to crush any task without leaving you wanting to run through a wall.


Chill-Out Reishi Hot Chocolate


  • 1 cup of favorite milk option
  • 1 tbsp Mālama Reishi Cacao mix
  • 2 tbsp sweetener of choice (sugar, agave or maple syrup) 

Extra fancy options:

  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of sea salt
  • pinch of cayenne if you want to make it a Mexican Hot Chocolate vibe

Description: Chill Brah! Reishi's ability to promote deep relaxation makes this recipe the perfect way to wind down towards the end of the day. Or maybe it's your new hot libation of choice on a chilly day. Whatever the occasion is, this recipe will be sure to warm your soul and melt the stress away.


Chaga Chai

  • 6 oz. Chai 
  • 6 oz. milk or non-dairy milk of choice
  • 1 tsp of Mālama Mushrooms Chaga Extract
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon MCT oil or coconut oil

Description: Aside from its name rolling off the tongue, a nice Chaga Chai is a great way to lift your energy and your spirits while also keeping your immune system healthy. Did you know Chaga has the highest antioxidant rate of any naturally occurring foods on the planet? Combine it with fresh ginger and MCT oil and your body will feel like a nice European Sports Car ready for the Autobahn. Kühl!


Mushroom Mocha

  • 1 cup of favorite milk option
  • 2 tsp Mālama Mushrooms cacao mix or fung-tional superfood mushroom mix if you already have cacao option in the house 
  • 1 shot espresso or ⅓ cup strong brewed coffee
  • If you didn't use a cacao product of ours, add your house option of cacao. Keep in mind ours is not sweetened so if you want...
  • 1 tsp of favorite sweetener 

Description: Coffee + Mushrooms + Cacao... Name a better combination. Theobromine — the active component in cacao — is revered for its ability to boost your mood and improve cognitive function. Mix it with with a little fungi + caffeine and GAME OVER! You'll be writing that novel you always talked about in no time.


Let us know in the comments if you try any and dig it. If you're a cafe and interested in partnering with us, we'd LOVE to work with you, and can provide you with our quality mushrooms & education material for display (below) to help educate your customer base. Email aloha@malamamushrooms.com for more info!


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