Monday, February 28, 2011

Homemade Matcha "Green Tea" Ice Cream

It's been a hot summer day over here and I've been making tons of homemade ice cream since I got my ice cream maker. The store bought kind just doesn't taste the same anymore and the different flavours that you can come up with is endless. 

Today's flavour is Green Tea. A long time ago when green tea ice cream was all the rage, we went out to buy some and it came in this transparent container looking very yummy with it's swirls of green tea. One spoonful later and a very sour face it had to be the most awful tasting ice cream I had ever tried. So I thought perhaps it's gone off or something but  it was and from that moment I have never bought any. I still ate it at the Japanese restaurants but the store bought kind just wasn't the same. I still loved the ice cream but I had to make my own someday.

And I have! My very own green tea ice cream. 
Just added a few teaspoons of Japanese green tea to some creme anglaise and ta da...... ice cream!

Well I couldn't have done it without my fav Christmas pressie that I got last Christmas. I've been experimenting since that time and I'll post some soon. I was tempted to make some avocado ice cream but I ate it before it made it to the machine!


  1. hello Cinda boy this looks nice and creamy! thanks for your visit!

  2. This looks SO good! What a great idea!

  3. I love Green Tea ice cream. I have to get an ice cream maker! This looks delicious! have a great night!

    Mama Hen

  4. What a genius idea! Icecream with health benefits- sign me up;-)

  5. And do you love your machine? Mine has a special spot on the counter it is probably my most used appliance!

  6. Yes it's one of my fav. Makes u really appreciate good ice cream made with all natural ingredients.



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