Green Tea Ice Cream

Ulu Greene

                        (from Desserts and Cakes)


Serving Size: Portions


Quantity Ingredients

                  500ml/ 17 fl oz carton      good quality vanilla ice cream

                  15ml/ 1 tbsp              matcha

                  15ml/ 1 tbsp              lukewarm water from the kettle

                  Seedsfrom ¼ pomegranate (optional)




1) Soften the ice cream bytransferring it to the refrigerator for 20-30 minutes. Do not allow it tomelt.

2) Mix the matcha powder andlukewarm water in a cup and stir well to make a smooth paste.

3) Put half the ice cream intoa mixing bowl. Add the match liquid and mix thoroughly with a rubber spatula,then add the rest of the ice cream. You can stop mixing at the stage when theice cream looks a marbled dark green and white, or continue to mix until theice cream is a uniform pale green. Put the bowl into the freezer.

4) After 1 hour, the ice creamis ready to serve. Scoop into individual glass cups, and top with a fewpomegranate seeds to decorate.