Our green tea ice cream it is a homemade ice cream with green tea flavor, made with cream, green tea leaves, milk and yolks.
So refreshing and delicious!
2 cups whole milk
6 egg yolks, at room temperature
4 tablespoons Japanese green tea leaves
½ cup sugar
2 cups whipping cream
Combine in a saucepan the milk with Japanese green tea leaves and bring to a simmer slowly. Set aside for 5 minutes before straining.
Whisk the egg yolks and sugar in a heatproof bowl until thick and pale, then add the infused milk.
Place the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water, making sure that the base of the bowl does not touch the water. Stir the custard until it is thick enough to coat the back of spoon, then remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly before stirring through the cream.
Transfer to a shallow metal tray and freeze, whisking every couple of hours until frozen and creamy.Freeze overnight.
Note: Alternatively transfer to an ice cream machine and freeze according to manufacturer’s instructions.