Green Tea Ice Cream Recipe
Green tea ice cream is a tasty culinary delight from Japan. You can bring the taste of Japan into your own home with this homemade ice cream!
What Does Green Tea Ice Cream Taste Like?
This ice cream flavor combines the taste of green tea with a hint of lemon to produce a wonderfully satisfying flavor.
It’s not to sweet and carries the flavor of green tea in it’s soft creaminess.
With an increased awareness of the health benefits of green tea, green tea products have grown in popularity. Many people are trying this Japanese frozen treat and loving its unique flavor!
Why not give it a try!
Just like any tea, the flavor of green tea can be changed by the length of time you steep the tea.
You can vary the intensity of the green tea flavor in this ice cream by changing the length of time that you steep the tea in the milk.
My Favorite Flavor
Steeping the green tea for 5 minutes produces my favorite flavor.
Less Intense Flavor
Steeping the green tea for only 3 minutes produces a weaker green tea flavor.
Strong Intense Flavor
Steeping the green tea for 7 minutes produces a strong green tea flavor.
Green Tea Ice Cream
This Japanese ice cream flavor that has grown in popularity all over the world.
Its popularity seems to have risen alongside the rise in sushi’s popularity as people have grown to love Japanese cuisine.
Fruit served alongside Green Tea ice cream is delicious. You can try fruit like pineapple, mango, or kiwi.
In keeping with Japanese cuisine, you can enjoy sushi for dinner. Then, end your meal with this ice cream flavor served with sweet red (adzuki) or black beans.
Definitely, a delightful culinary experience.
Green Tea Ice Cream
- 1 ¼ cup milk
- 2 tbsp loose leaf green tea (equivalent to 3 green tea bags)
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 2 cups heavy whipping cream
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 4 tsp lemon juice
- Stirring frequently, heat milk until it just begins to bubble.
- Remove from heat.
- Steep green tea in hot milk for 5 minutes.
- Strain green tea from milk or remove tea bags.
- Dissolve sugar in hot milk.
- Cool in refrigerator for 1 hour.
- Stir in cream, vanilla, and lemon juice.
- Pour mixture into your ice cream maker.
- Churn about 20-25 minutes or according to manufacturer’s instructions.