Matcha Ice-Cream Sandwich



Preparation info

  • Makes:


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    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in

Japanese Food Made Easy

Japanese Food Made Easy

By Aya Nishimura

Published 2020

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This refreshing, subtly bitter green tea ice cream would be perfect for the end of any Japanese meal. If you’re using an ice-cream maker and the bowl needs to be chilled, you can prepare this a day in advance.



  • 6 organic egg yolks
  • 280 ml ( fl oz) thick (double) cream
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Mix the egg yolks and sugar in a large bowl.

Combine the cream, milk, vanilla seeds and vanilla pod in a saucepan. Cook over medium–low heat until just below boiling point. Remove from the heat. Pour just one ladleful of the liquid into the egg mixture, mix well and then add the rest of the milk. Mix completely to dissolve the sugar.

Rinse the saucepan and pour the egg and milk