This matcha green tea ice cream is packed with antioxidants for a healthy summer treat.
If you like your desserts—ice cream in particular—on the “not-too-sweet” side, this recipe for matcha green tea ice cream is perfect for you! It’s cool, refreshing, and just the thing to relieve you from the intense summer heat.
Also easy to make and experiment with, this ice cream is sure to delight you and those you share it with.
Made with naturally sweet (and healthy) ingredients, this ice cream is actually good for you. You won’t need to feel guilty at all. First of all, the coconut milk: this yummy stuff is great for your heart, blood pressure, cholesterol, calorie burning, and digestion. It also provides electrolytes and helps to keep fatigue away.
As for the almond milk, it’s been proven to help with weight loss, improvement of vision, a healthy heart, and stronger bones, as well as muscle building and maintaining a good blood pressure.
And finally, the matcha green tea powder. Like the two milks in this recipe, matcha also aids with weight loss and a healthy heart, —as well as helping to prevent horrible conditions including diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and even types of cancer. It’s also a great immune system booster.
So give this matcha green tea ice cream a go! You won’t be disappointed.
Paleo Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream RecipePublished: 2016-09-21
- 2 cans of coconut milk, 13 oz., chilled at least 2 hours
- 5 teaspoons Epic Matcha™ green tea powder
- 1 cup almond milk
- 3 tablespoons honey
- Heat and whisk together the honey, almond milk, and matcha powder on high heat for a few minutes, being careful not to boil. Turn down to medium heat. (This helps dissolve the matcha powder.)
- Open the cans of coconut milk, and separate the thick coconut fat from the liquid milk (the fatty part should settle to the top). You can either scoop it out with a spoon or pour it through a fine metal mesh strainer.
- Add the coconut milk to the almond milk mixture, and stir thoroughly on medium heat for a few minutes. Place in the refrigerator for about two hours, or until cool.
- Blend in an ice cream maker, and enjoy!
Yield 4 servings
NOTES: If you prefer to make this dessert with dairy, simply use two cups of cream instead of the coconut milk, and use one cup of half-and-half instead of the almond milk.
Matcha can be added to nearly any recipe to give you a huge boost of antioxidants. To learn how to make more amazingly tasty treats and drinks using matcha powder, download our recipe book, or visit our Epic Matcha blog!