This is as loaded as green tea ice cream gets. That doesn't mean it's inedibly bitter, though—just that it's giving green tea its due: grassy and robust, but with sweet vanilla undertones.
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Jasmine-scented green tea infuses cream with the heady aroma of jasmine and the tannic, mouth gripping attributes of green tea.
There are all sorts of ways to incorporate the delicate flavors of tea into sweets but Matcha, a finely powdered green tea leaves is one of the easiest and most exciting due to both purity of flavor and a radiant leaf green color. Its easily dissolvable nature is ideal for making batches of green tea ice cream, springy tea cakes, and these Green Tea Cookies from Stacy Adimando's The Cookiepedia.
Matcha's versatility is on par with cinnamon, and it's about as miraculous. It brings both rounded sweetness and a pleasant bitterness to a wide range of baked goods. While its Area 51 color and intense flavor have scared some away, it's an easy-to-use addition to the adventurous baker's pantry.