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two matcha ice creams on cones

Matcha Ice Cream

Beat the heat with this easy three ingredient matcha ice cream recipe!
Prep Time 20 minutes
3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 2


  • Bowl (2)
  • Medium Saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Stove
  • Freezer


  • 2 cups Half & Half
  • 1/8 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 packet Yum Matcha Any flavor!


  • Place a deep baking dish, or similarly durable bowl into the freezer. Place a separate, heat-safe bowl into an ice bath. These will come up later!
  • In a medium saucepan, use a whisk to combine the half and half and salt.
  • Start cooking over medium heat, slowly mixing in the Yum Matcha™ powder. Whisk regularly, until the mixture starts foaming around the edges. Do not bring the liquid to a boil.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, and pour the liquid into the bowl in the ice bath.
  • Once the mixture is cool, transfer it from the ice bath to the dish in the freezer. Leave to freeze for about forty-five minutes.
  • As the custard starts to freeze near the edges of the dish, remove it from the freezer and mix using a whisk or rubber spatula. The frozen edges should be spread throughout the entire mix. Then, back in the freezer!
  • Check on the bowl every 30 minutes, and continue to mix as it freezes. Continue until the custard is frozen throughout. Depending on your freezer, this may take about 2 or 3 hours!  
  • Once frozen, scoop yourself a nice heaping serving of delicious Yum Matcha ice cream! Top with fruit, nuts, candy, or whatever you like!


  • Don't forget that you can pick from any of our 15 matcha flavors!
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