Green Tea Ice Cream

  • Yield 6 (3/4-cup) servings

This ice cream dessert is easy to make without an ice cream freezer.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons powdered green tea
3 tablespoons boiling water
3 -- eggs
1 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup sugar
2 1/4 cups milk
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
-- Green and yellow food coloring
-- Lemon peel for garnish
-- Mint sprigs for garnish

Instructions

  1. Dissolve the tea in the boiling water in a small cup. Set aside and let cool to room temperature.
  2. Beat the eggs in a large bowl until foamy. Beat in the corn syrup gradually. Add the sugar and beat until thick. Stir in the cooled tea, milk, cream, vanilla and lemon juice. Stir in a few drops of food coloring until desired color is reached.
  3. Pour the mixture into a 9 x 13-inch pan. Cover and freeze until almost firm. Remove to a chilled bowl. Beat until smooth. Return to the pan and freeze until firm.
  4. Scoop into sherbet glasses. Garnish each serving with a thin narrow strip of lemon peel and a sprig of mint. Makes 1 1/2 quarts.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Las Vegas' Las Vegas Glitter to Gourmet (Junior League of Las Vegas, 2001).

Comments

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 283 other followers