Green Tea Ice Cream

The lemon and tea mixture needs to be chilled before adding the milk, so the ice cream base doesn't separate. 

Green Tea Ice Cream


Quantity Ingredients
1-1/2 cups water
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tbsp loose Chinese gunpowder green tea or green tea (about 3 teabags)
4 tsp fresh lemon juice
1-1/4 cups whole milk


1. Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add tea; cover and steep 5 minutes. Strain tea mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl; discard tea leaves. Stir in lemon juice; chill completely. 2. Stir in milk. Pour mixture into the freezer can of an ice-cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Spoon the ice cream into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze 2 hours or until firm. Nutrition Information per 1/2 cup serving:

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