Look for matcha, or powdered green tea, at specialty stores or online. It looks a little like eye shadow and gives this ice cream its gorgeous color and subtle tea flavor.

Source: Midwest Living
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small saucepan heat 1 cup of the half-and-half just until it comes to a simmer; remove from heat. Stir in matcha. Let stand at room temperature 20 minutes.

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  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together remaining half-and-half, the sugar, vanilla and salt until sugar dissolves. Stir whipping cream and matcha mixture into the sugar mixture.

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  • Transfer mixture to a 9x9x2-inch baking pan. Cover with foil; freeze 3 to 4 hours or until partially frozen.

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  • Remove from freezer; break mixture into chunks and transfer to a chilled large bowl. Beat ice cream chunks with an electric mixer on low to medium-low speed for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is smooth. Return mixture to the cold 9x9x2-inch baking pan. Cover and freeze for 6 hours or until firm. Serve in chilled bowls and, if you like, garnish with cookies.

Nutrition Facts

23 calories; 20 g total fat; 12 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat; 70 mg cholesterol; 83 mg sodium. 105 mg potassium; 34 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 25 g sugar; 3 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 729 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 4 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 71 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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