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vegan green tea ice cream

Vegan Matcha Ice Cream

A non-dairy version of matcha ice cream that's low in sugar.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Japanese


  • ice cream maker


Ice Cream

  • cup chopped walnuts*
  • cup water
  • ½ avocado
  • banana
  • ¾ cup coconut cream
  • ½ tbsp coconut oil
  • 3 tsp matcha
  • 1 tbsp honey

Matcha Syrup

  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ½ tsp matcha



  • Put ice cream maker tub in freezer one day ahead (12 hours +)

Blending the Mixture

  • Add chopped walnuts and water to blender.
  • Blend walnuts and water until the mixture becomes milky.
  • Add coconut cream and coconut oil to blender.
  • Slice avocado and banana– add to blender.
  • Add honey and matcha powder to blender.
  • Blend mixture until smooth.

Churning Ice Cream

  • Remove ice cream maker tub from the freezer.
  • Pour ice cream mixture into the tub.
  • Follow the directions for your ice cream maker.
  • After churning ice cream, spoon into a freezer safe pan.
  • Gently smooth the top surface of the ice cream with a spoon or knife.
  • Cover with air-tight lid and place in the freezer.
  • Freeze until the consistency of ice cream. (Check every ½ hour - hour.)

Matcha Drizzle

  • Mix matcha and honey in a small dish with a spoon.
  • Drizzle on top of ice cream.


*Blended walnuts + water makes about ⅓ cup walnut milk
*Increase amount of honey for desired sweetness.
*Amount of matcha can be increased for a stronger matcha taste.
*Matcha syrup: this amount is enough for about 2 servings. Add more honey and  matcha as needed
Keyword dairy-free, diet, green tea, keto, matcha, sugar free, vegan
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