A frozen treat is always so enjoyable in the summertime! Did you know that you could make your own homemade ice cream without using an ice cream maker? Yes, you can make your own dairy-free ice cream with your high speed blender.
This green team ice cream is made with only 3 simple ingredients: coconut cream, bananas and matcha tea powder. This recipe seriously takes less than 2 minutes to prepare. Can you imagine – you can crave ice cream one instant, and have a homemade batch of healthy ice cream ready the next instant! The longest part of the preparation is opening the can of coconut milk 😉
To prepare this ice cream, you simply mix the three ingredients in a high speed blender and you obtain an instant soft-serve ice cream. If you want a hard ice cream, you only need to place it in the freezer for 1-2 hours and you have your delicious dairy-free frozen treat! Please be aware before you keep scrolling down the page to the recipe: there is a high chance of additiction to this recipe… once you try it, there is no going back! You will want to keep loads of pre-sliced frozen bananas in your freezer and cans of coconut milk in your cupboard so you can always make a quick batch of green tea ice cream.
- ⅓ cup coconut cream (open a can of full-fat coconut milk and scoop off the top layer)
- 2 cups frozen bananas, sliced
- ½ teaspoon matcha green tea powder
- 2 tablespooms unsweetened shredded coconut
- ⅛ teaspoon matcha green tea
- In a high speed blender, process coconut cream, frozen bananas and matcha tea powder on high speed. Use your tamper to push all the frozen banana pieces towards the blades. Process for about 1 minute, until everything is well blended and you obtain a smooth soft serve ice cream texture.
- Serve immediately for a soft serve ice cream. You can sprinkle the optional topping on top for added texture.
- If you want a harder ice cream, you can freeze it for 1-2 hours and it will then be ready to scoop. Please note that since you are not using an ice cream machine, it is better enjoyed the day of, otherwise, it will loose its creaminess if it stays too long in the freezer.
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