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Green Tea Ice Cream (No Machine)

4.35 from 38 votes
Easily make Homemade Green Tea Ice Cream with my Two Ingredient, No Machine Ice Cream recipe and Match Powder. It's that simple and beyond delicious!
No Machine Matcha Ice Cream - so easy to make this delicious Homemade Summer treat.

Hi Bold Bakers!

It’s pretty safe to say we have all heard of Matcha Green Tea. You may have seen this unusual ingredient used in my Starbucks Green Tea Frappuccino video or in your favorite Japanese restaurant. Matcha is a form of ground green tea laves, hence it’s pretty bright green color and fresh grassy flavor. This is an extremely popular flavor for so many reasons. Besides its lovely distinct flavor, Matcha is extremely good for you as it’s full or antioxidants and gives you loads of energy. This is why it’s the perfect substitute for your morning coffee!

If you’ve never had it before this is the prefect way to give it a try! All you have to do is add just 2 tablespoons of Matcha powder to my two ingredient ice cream base and like that you have Green Tea Ice Cream.

First off, have you tried my Two Ingredient, Homemade Ice Cream without a Machine recipe? You simply whip up cream and condensed milk to create this amazing ice cream base without the need for an ice cream machine. You know that saying, “If it sounds too good to be true then it probably is…?” Well, in this case, it is that simple and it tastes that good. I have made almost 100 flavors from this two ingredient base including Lemon Meringue Pie, Mint Chocolate Chip and even my favorite flavors of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream. You can probably tell by now that is a very versatile Ice Cream.

Green Tea Ice Cream is a great way to end a homemade Japanese inspired meal or perfection on its own as an afternoon treat. Below is my simple Green Tea Ice Cream recipe. I highly suggest you try this ice cream with a variety of toppings as Matcha lends itself to so many flavor combinations. I personally love Matcha and chocolate or Matcha and strawberry. Enjoy!

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Matcha Ice Cream (No Machine)

4.35 from 38 votes
Easily make Homemade Green Tea Ice Cream with my Two Ingredient, No Machine Ice Cream recipe and Match Powder. It's that simple and beyond delicious!
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 2 pints
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Easily make Homemade Green Tea Ice Cream with my Two Ingredient, No Machine Ice Cream recipe and Match Powder. It's that simple and beyond delicious!
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 2 pints

Ingredients

  • 14 oz (1 Can/ 400ml) sweetened condensed milk (fat-free or regular) cold
  • 2 cups (16oz/450 ml ) whipping cream, cold
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons Matcha green tea powder

Instructions

  • ounces (1 Can/ 400ml) sweetened condensed milk (fat-free or regular) cold
  • cups (16oz/450 ml ) whipping cream, cold
  • teaspoons vanilla extract
  • tablespoons Matcha green tea powder
  • Place sweetened condensed milk in the fridge to keep cold.
  • Beat cold heavy cream on medium in a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment (or using a hand mixer) until stiff peaks form.
  • Turn down the speed a little and pour the condensed milk into the whipped cream. (Stir in vanilla extract now if desired).
  • Then, turn up the machine speed again and whip until your mixture is thick and to stiff peaks.
  • Now that you have your ice cream base add in your Matcha green tea powder and mix on medium speed until the mixture is a neven mint green color.
  • Transfer your ice cream to a large resealable container and freeze at least 6 hours or overnight before scooping and serving.

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Leanne
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Leanne
2 months ago

Hi Gemma, you will be happy to know that you can make sugar free sweetened condensed milk by using Erythritol in place of regular sugar. Because Erythritol by itself is 70% as sweet as regular sugar it creates a luscious creamy condensed milk that isn’t overly sweet and I think will pair very well with the matcha powder to make an ice cream very similar to the kind found in Japanese Restaurants which isn’t as sweet as regular ice cream. One thing to note when making the sweetened condensed milk with erythritol (I used my coffee grinder and turned my… Read more »

ImmerKwiat111
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ImmerKwiat111
3 months ago

So far so perfect. Now for the waiting. What do you garnish it with? A Maraschino cherry? A sprig of mint? Seems like in Chinese restaurants they put something on top. Maybe I’m thinking of pistachio ice cream, or spumoni. Either way, I can’t wait!

Member
4 months ago

If I don’t have Matcha, can I use regular green tea? Thank you in advance.

Heung Lam
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Heung Lam
5 months ago

Hi,
Can I use half and half instead of heavy cream for making icecream?
Thanks in advance.

Maria
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7 months ago

I made a strawberry swirl ice cream this weekend and it was fabulous! I loved it and could name the 4 ingredients in the ice cream! Nothing artificial! Thanks Gemma! I posted a picture on your IG.

Sartika
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Sartika
8 months ago

Hi gemma, can i use powdered whipping cream?

Ashima jain
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Ashima jain
9 months ago

Hi Gemma,
I love all your recipes..tell me something can i use green tea powder meant for dipping in hot water

Margaret
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Margaret
10 months ago

Hi Gemma! Long time fan, and I just made this from the website, not your video. My base did not whip up the same as yours because the written recipe says to initially whip the cream to stiff peaks. Your video says to soft peaks. I think it will taste wonderful (I licked the bowl), but the consistency will be slightly denser since I couldn’t get it stiff again and stopped a tad too late when I realized it. Thank you for this no churn recipe!!

Donna
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Donna
11 months ago

Could I substitute sweet condensed milk for coconut cream? As I read in the earlier comments, you stated the amount of sugar in the sweet condensed milk is important, so is there any adjustments I could make? I love the already outlined recipe, just interested in playing with ideas but don’t really want to waste a batch if it doesn’t come out good, haha.

Nazeera
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Nazeera
1 year ago

Hi Gemma, I want to ask your opinion, if I replace the vanilla extract to green tea extract, should I reduce the matcha powder? Btw, thanks a lot for sharing marvellous desserts’ recipes. You are my inspiration to bake at home. Greetings from Malaysia ♥♥

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