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Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream

Rated as 4.63 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe uses real matcha powder. I created the recipe based on Ben and Jerry's® sweet cream base."
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Ingredients

5 h 5 m servings 315 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Whisk matcha powder in a bowl to remove any lumps; add a splash of milk and whisk until matcha powder is completely dissolved. Gradually whisk remaining milk into matcha mixture.
  2. Combine cream and matcha mixture in a pot over medium-low heat; cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 5 minutes.
  3. Whisk sugar and eggs together in a bowl. Pour 1/2 cup hot matcha mixture into egg mixture; mix thoroughly. Repeat with remaining matcha mixture. Pour mixture back into the pot.
  4. Cook and stir matcha mixture over medium-low heat until heated through, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Refrigerate until chilled, at least 4 hours.
  5. Pour cooled matcha mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 315 calories; 24.3 g fat; 22 g carbohydrates; 3.9 g protein; 131 mg cholesterol; 53 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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The texture and flavor were just like store bought ice cream. I added 2 tbsp of matcha and a 3rd yolk (as suggested by another user) and the matcha taste was nice and strong. This had the same m...

Most helpful critical review

Will make again. Two tweaks: 1) Converting sugar to granulated sugar substitute (I do this successfully ALL THE TIME due to medical dietary paramaters) made the finished product HUGELY too sweet...

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The texture and flavor were just like store bought ice cream. I added 2 tbsp of matcha and a 3rd yolk (as suggested by another user) and the matcha taste was nice and strong. This had the same m...

Delicious. I recommend doubling the matcha powder for tea lovers and adding an extra egg yolk.

This was the best green tea ice cream I have ever had. I have always disliked green tea ice cream until I had this one. But I changed the cream from dairy cream to coconut milk. And EVERYONE lov...

This is a great recipe, but as others have mentioned it's good to add more matcha. I used 3 tbsp instead of 1.

Excellent flavor!! Just like the Japanese restaurant. I used two healthy tablespoons full of matcha! Have made many many times. This one is a keeper!!

Delicious! Though I doubled the amount of match in the recipe. I also make mine dairy-free using lactose free milk. Turned out amazing!

I decided to add 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract - saw on another recipe. I may eliminate this in the future in order to let the team flavor dominate. I used 2 tablespoons of Matcha powder. I migh...

Will make again. Two tweaks: 1) Converting sugar to granulated sugar substitute (I do this successfully ALL THE TIME due to medical dietary paramaters) made the finished product HUGELY too sweet...

Very good but need to double the matcha powder, flavor was too weak. I should have listened to the other reviews.