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Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream

This ice cream is a favorite in Japanese restaurants and a popular flavor in Japan.Green_Tea_Matcha_Ice_Cream

Serves 4


  • 2 tablespoons matcha
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 2 ½ cups double cream
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 6 tablespoons caster sugar


  1. First dissolve the matcha in the hot water and allow to cool.
  2. Whisk together the egg yolks and the sugar until the sugar dissolves.
  3. Heat the cream over a gentle heat and bring to the boil.
  4. To make the custard ice-cream base, slowly add some of the hot cream to the eggs, then pour the eggs into the cream and continue to cook for 2 minutes, stirring gently.
  5. The custard is ready when it coats the back of a wooden spoon and steam rises.
  6. Have an ice water bath ready.
  7. Pour the custard into a bowl, and place the bowl in the ice water bath to cool.
  8. Stir in the dissolved matcha.
  9. When the mixture has cooled sufficiently, freeze it in an ice-cream machine for approximately 20 minutes.

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