Matcha Ice Cream

Matcha Ice Cream

A delicious easy-to-make ice cream using matcha green tea
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Refrigerate minimum 4 hours
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 6 people
Calories 320 kcal


  • 1 tbsp matcha green tea powder Find in
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 cups thick whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs


  • Whisk matcha powder in a bowl to remove any lumps; add a splash of milk and whisk until matcha powder is completely dissolved. Gradually whisk remaining milk into matcha mixture.
  • Combine cream and matcha mixture in a pot over medium-low heat; cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 5 minutes.
  • Whisk sugar and eggs together in a bowl. Pour 1/2 cup hot matcha mixture into egg mixture; mix thoroughly. Repeat with remaining matcha mixture. Pour mixture back into the pot.
  • Cook and stir matcha mixture over medium-low heat until heated through, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Refrigerate until chilled, at least 4 hours.
  • Pour cooled matcha mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions.


I first had matcha ice cream in Ubud, Bali at the fabulous Clear Café. It is a refreshing and delicious iced treat and one that I’m pretty sure you will make again and again. Enjoy!
Keyword ice cream, matcha

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