enjoying matcha ice cream

A summer treat....Matcha Ice Cream

As the weather is starting to warm up our minds turn to thoughts of frozen treats or in other words; Ice Cream. This guilty pleasure is often something that we feel just a little bit naughty eating, but we need not feel that way much longer. Your friends here at PureChimp are here to say that you can indulge in a delicious frozen snack that is still pretty darn good for you!

Making Matcha Ice Cream without a machine video


So what about those of us that are not blessed with a kitchen full of gadgets? Fear not, you can still make Matcha Ice Cream!

If using the recipe in the video we recommend using 1tbsp of matcha before freezing your ice cream.

Matcha Ice Cream take 2 (ice cream maker)

The ingredients

When it comes to making matcha ice cream there are not many ingredients that you need to pick up. 

The method with an ice cream maker 

 If you are lucky enough to have an ice cream maker in your kitchen then the process for creating matcha ice cream is pretty easy. 

To prepare the mixture for the ice cream you will need to whisk together the milk, cream, sugar and salt in a saucepan. 

The mixture will need to be gently heated over a medium heat with the matcha powder added as it gets warm. As the mixture starts to foam (but before it boils) it should be removed from the heat. 

Transfer the mixture to a bowl within an ice bath to cool. Once cool the mixture should be wrapped and placed in the fridge to chill for a further 2-3 hours. 

Once chilled the mixture should be added to the pre chilled bowl of the ice cream maker and churned as per the instructions on the maker. 

So go ahead, make yourself some delicious matcha ice cream to give you a  new and fresh way to enjoy a delicious burst of matcha! 

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