Green Tea Ice Cream
Makes about 1 quart
2 tablespoons arrowroot
2 cups soymilk
2 cups soy creamer
¾ cup sugar
2 tablespoons matcha (green tea powder), sifted to remove lumps
¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon almond extract
1. Stir the arrowroot into ¼ cup of the soymilk until dissolved. Set aside.
2. Heat the remaining soymilk and creamer in a saucepan on medium heat, stirring occasionally. Stir more frequently as the mixture approaches a boil.
3. When the liquid is gently bubbling, whisk in sugar until dissolved, then matcha until dissolved (it will not actually dissolve, but will be in suspension).
4. Remove saucepan from heat and whisk in arrowroot mixture until dissolved. Then stir in the extracts.
5. Chill for several hours to overnight, then make according your ice cream maker’s directions. You may need to freeze it for two hours after it comes out of the ice cream maker if you desire a thicker texture. Store unused ice cream in an airtight container in the freezer; it will be very hard right out of the freezer, but microwaving it for 15 seconds will soften it.
Green tea ice cream, my favorite! (Yeah, I say that about all the flavors, but this time I mean it!)
Love this stuff.