Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream

Delicious Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream is a very popular dessert in Japan and now even other places people like it. I would like to welcome summer with this refreshing green tea ice cream recipe. One of my Japanese friend told me about this recipe and she inspired me to make it and share on the blog. She also told me that how much it is popular in Japan and people love to eat it. Matcha green tea, comes in powder form and used for cooking for recipes like smoothie, cake, yogurt ice cream or so on. I have tried both Matcha green tea universal quality as well as culinary quality and found universal quality gave a better result however you can use any one. This is generally available in Japanese store or Asian store (I bought it from Hana world market). The soothing color of green tea gives refreshing look as well as taste to the ice cream. I am sure you, your family and friends would love this ice cream. Making Matcha green tea ice cream is super easy. You can make this with ice cream maker or without ice cream maker too. Matcha Green Tea_2

Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
6 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
15 Minutes 7-8 Hrs
Servings Prep Time
6 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
15 Minutes 7-8 Hrs
Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
6 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
15 Minutes 7-8 Hrs
Servings Prep Time
6 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
15 Minutes 7-8 Hrs
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Matcha Green Tea powder.
  2. In a sauce pan add milk, sugar, salt and heavy cream. On medium heat and bring it almost to boil. Stir it continuously.
  3. Take 1/3 cup warm milk from the above step in a bowl and add 3 table spoon green tea powder to it. Whisk the milk using wire whisker until there are no lumps.
  4. Once milk start boiling, pour the green tea milk mixture and mix it well together.
  5. Bring the temperature to between low to medium heat and stir the milk continuously to avoid getting burnt. Boil it until it is thick enough to make a coat on the spoon.
  6. Turn off the heat and cool down on ice bath.
  7. Pour the mixture in plastic container or any baking tray and cover it. Chill it for 1-2 hrs or over night in freezer.
  8. Also chill the ice cream maker bowl in freezer over night or follow the instructions of ice cream maker.
  9. Turn on the ice cream maker and pour the mixture into the frozen ice cream maker bowl and let it run for about 15-20 minutes.
  10. This process would give a cream texture to the ice cream. Transfer the ice cream to an airtight container and place in freezer for 3-4 hrs.
  11. Delightful Match green tea ice cream is ready to be served.
  12. Take it out from the freezer about 5 minutes before serving.
  13. Scoop it using ice cream scoop and serve as a cool dessert.
  14. Enjoy your summer with this refreshing ice cream.
Recipe Notes

Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream_29 If you don't have ice cream maker, freeze the mixture at step 8  for 2 hours first then take it out and mix it using fork all around. Put it back in to the freezer and after that take it out after every 45 minutes, and mix it using fork, and repeat this whole process for at least 5 times. After this process, freeze it for 4-3 hrs. then serve.

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