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Easy Tea Ice Cream Recipes (No Machine Needed)

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July 16, 2021

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Happy National Ice Cream Day! In celebration, The Republic of Tea has curated a collection of easy and delicious tea ice cream recipes — no ice cream machine required. Starting with a base of vanilla ice cream, you can add your favorite tea to create a unique, flavorful dessert.

Note: These recipes can also be made without a blender — simply mix into softened ice cream and place back into the freezer for a firmer consistency.

1. Matcha Ice Cream

Serves 4

Ingredients

Preparation

  • Blend everything together in a high-speed blender just until blended. 
  • Serve immediately for a soft-serve consistency or place in a container and freeze for a firmer consistency. 

Note: Can add more matcha if a stronger flavor is desired.

2. Turmeric Ginger Banana Ice Cream

Serves 4 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of vanilla ice cream
  • 1 banana, frozen and cut up in several chunks
  • 1 Turmeric Single Sip
  • 2 teaspoons of fresh, peeled ginger or one teaspoon powdered ginger

Preparation

  • Blend everything together in a high-speed blender just until blended. 
  • Serve immediately for a soft-serve consistency or place in a container and freeze for a firmer consistency. 

Note: Can mix into or top with dark chocolate chips, toasted walnut pieces or shredded coconut.

3. London Snow 

Serves 4

Ingredients

Preparation

  • Place tea bags and milk in a small pot over medium heat, and bring to a gentle simmer. Let it continue to steep for 3 more minutes. 
  • Remove tea bags and let the tea cool to room temperature. 
  • Blend tea and ice cream together in a high-speed blender just until blended. 
  • Serve immediately for a soft-serve consistency or place in a container and freeze for a firmer consistency. 

Note: Try adding milk chocolate chips or crumbled shortbread into the mix.

4. Blueberry Lavender Ice Cream

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of vanilla ice cream
  • 8-10 Daily Beauty tea bags
  • ¼ cup water, boiling

Preparation

  • Steep tea bags in hot water for 5-7 minutes. Remove tea bags (squeeze any tea out of the tea bags) and let the tea cool to room temperature. 
  • Blend tea and ice cream together in a high-speed blender just until blended. 
  • Serve immediately for a soft-serve consistency or place in a container and freeze for a firmer consistency.  

 

We hope these delicious tea ice cream recipes make your National Ice Cream Day even sweeter! Be sure to share your creations by tagging us on social media @republicoftea.

 

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