A glass of homemade matcha tea ice cream on a table.

Matcha Tea Milkshake with Homemade Matcha Ice Cream

Is there anything better than a perfectly made creamy milkshake? Normally I’d say no, but this milkshake recipe with homemade matcha ice cream transforms this drink into a masterpiece – one that could easily work as a fancy ending to a meal for friends or just something to make when you’re looking to impress.

This delightful treat marries the rich, creamy sweetness of the classic milkshake with the earthy, nuanced flavors of matcha tea powder. As a lover of both the old and the new, the traditional and the exotic, I’ve taken a leap of faith by incorporating real tea into this recipe. And, I must say, the result is nothing short of amazing.

Matcha Tea Milkshake with Homemade Matcha Vanilla Ice Cream

Matcha Tea Milkshake with Homemade Matcha Vanilla Ice Cream
Preparation time: 1 hr 30 mins

Serving size: 2
Calories per serve: 450


For the Matcha Vanilla Ice Cream:

  • 2 cups (480 ml) of heavy cream
  • 1 cup (240 ml) of whole milk
  • 3/4 cup (150 g) of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (15 g) of matcha tea powder
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) of vanilla extract

For the Milk Shake:

  • 2 cups (480 ml) of milk
  • 2 scoops of homemade matcha vanilla ice cream
  • 1 tablespoon (15 g) of matcha tea powder


  1. Start by making the ice cream. In a medium-sized saucepan, combine the heavy cream, milk, and sugar. Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Remove the saucepan from the heat and whisk in the matcha powder and vanilla extract.
  3. Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions. This usually takes about 20 minutes.
  4. Transfer the ice cream to a container and freeze for at least 1 hour.
  5. To make the milkshake, add the milk, 2 scoops of the matcha vanilla ice cream, and the matcha powder into a blender. Blend until smooth.
  6. Pour into glasses and serve immediately.

Equipment List

  1. Ice cream maker
  2. Medium-sized saucepan
  3. Whisk
  4. Ice cream scoop
  5. Blender

Nothing Beats Homemade Matcha Ice Cream

The creamy sweetness of the homemade ice cream, the earthy undertones of matcha, and the refreshing chill of the milkshake itself worked together in perfect harmony. It’s a truly sublime experience to enjoy on a lazy afternoon. I really relished every spoonful, and I’m sure you will too. So, why not whip up this matcha marvel and discover a new way to enjoy tea?

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A self-proclaimed tea explorer, Jess began her journey with tea as a hobby and it quickly blossomed into an enchanting love affair. From the rich, historical tapestries of traditional Chinese blends, to the modern twists of herbal infusions, there’s no leaf unturned.

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