Japanese Ice Cream Recipe

Hojicha Tea Ice Cream Recipe

How to make Hojicha Tea Ice Cream

Recipe Type: DessertHojicha Tea Ice Cream Recipe
Cuisine: Japanese
Author: www.eatongoing.com
Prep time: 10
Cook time: 15
Total time: 2

You will need

spoon or spatula
eggbeater or hand mixer
large bowl
Ice Cream Maker *if possible


3/4 cup milk
1 cup heavy cream
1/4 hot water
5 Hojicha Tea bag
2 egg yolks
3 tablespoons sugar


1. Steep Hojicha tea in boiling water for 1 minute on low heat.
2. Turn off the heat and steam it for 5 minutes.
3. Discard tea bags, add milk then turn on the heat and bring it to boil.
4. While letting it cool down, put egg yolks in a large bowl, lightly whisk egg yolks.
5. Add sugar and mix it very well.
6. Gradually add milk mixture in a bowl.
7. Pour the mixture back in a pan on low heat, stir well.
8. Soak the bottom  of the pan in ice water and cool the mixture. Refrigerate it to cool down.
9. Add heavy cream in the mixture and stir.
10. If you have an ice cream maker, pour the mixture in. If you don’t have one, pour the mixture in a container and put it in the freezer.

Tips for making Hojicha Tea Ice Cream

  • Steep Hojicha Tea very strong. If its not strong enough after steaming, push the tea bags using spoon or spatula.
  • Making Hojicha Tea Ice Cream without using an ice cream maker, follow the steps on “How to make Ice Cream”