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Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream Recipe

One way to get a better understanding of matcha ice cream is to find out how to make it. Here is a simple recipe that is guaranteed to get you great results.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword ice cream
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Freeze 6 hours
Servings 4 people
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $2


  • Ice-cream maker


  • 2 cups half and half
  • 3 tbsp. matcha green tea powder
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. kosher or sea salt


  • Freeze ice cream bowl for 24 hours.
  • Whisk together half and half, sugar and salt in medium saucepan.
  • Start cooking over medium heat, then add green tea powder. Stir often allowing mixture to heat until it’s very hot but not boiling.
  • Remove from heat and transfer to the iced bowl. When it is cool, cover with plastic wrap and allow to chill in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
  • Once mixture is thoroughly chilled, transfer to a pre-chilled ice cream maker. Process according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Then transfer to an airtight container and place it in the freezer. Allow it so chill at least 3 hours before serving.