Matcha ice cream

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Matcha ice cream is an elegant dessert and ideal for cleansing your palate after a rich meal.

Step 1

Beat part of the cream with a hand mixer until stiff.

  • hand mixer with beaters
  • 300 ml cream

Step 2

Add remaining cream and the milk to a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Immediately add sugar and matcha powder. Stir until incorporated. Reduce heat and continue to simmer for approx. 1 min. Then, remove from heat.

  • saucepan, whisk
  • 200 ml cream, 300 ml milk, 70 g sugar, 20 g matcha powder

Step 3

Add egg yolks, honey, and lime juice to a bowl. Place bowl on top of a saucepan with boiling water. Add lime zest and whisk for approx. 3 – 4 min. until sauce has thickened. Be careful not to overheat.

  • fine grater, large saucepan, large bowl
  • 8 egg yolks, 100 g honey, 2 limes

Step 4

Remove egg yolk mixture from heat. Combine with matcha cream. Whisk until well combined. To cool, place over an ice bath and continue to whisk for approx. 3 – 4 min.

  • whisk
  • ice cubes for ice bath

Step 5

Fold whipped cream into matcha and egg mixture. Stir well to combine. Place in freezer for approx. 15 – 18 hours. Garnish with fresh berries or mint leaves, if desired. Enjoy!

  • spatula
  • fresh berries or mint for serving