Matcha Ice Cream Sandwiches (Vegan/GF)

Summer season is right here – and nothing says sizzling climate greater than chilly, creamy ice cream! Am I proper?! Matcha lovers, I’ve you coated with these matcha ice cream sandwiches which might be vegan and gluten free.

5 ingredient ice cream that DOESN’T require an ice cream maker, sandwiched between two easy (however tasty) one bowl cookies. They’re significantly simple to make, and you may retailer extras within the freezer.





Let’s chat about matcha.

What the heck is it? I discover that lots of people are nonetheless confused.

Matcha is solely inexperienced tea leaves which were dried and powdered. Since I’ve by no means been a espresso drinker, matcha is my drink of alternative for an vitality enhance. Whereas it does comprise caffeine, it is totally different than the caffeine in espresso. Its additionally alkalizing to the physique in contrast to espresso and black tea that are acidic. Matcha is excessive in L-Theanine which helps to realize rest, alertness, improved reminiscence, temper, and focus. How superior is that?!

A number of years in the past I found DoMatcha and have solely been utilizing their matcha ever since. I wasn’t simply impressed with the style, the unimaginable wealthy shade of inexperienced caught my curiosity (that could be a signal of high quality and freshness). Additionally they take away the stems and veins from the leaves, giving it a extra mushy and delicate style. Not solely that, they’re the one firm I do know of who makes a LOW CAFFEINE matcha. I am notably obsessive about it and I really like that I can drink it on an empty abdomen.

Cookies

1 cup blanched almond flour

2/three cup oat flour

1/four teaspoon baking soda

1/three cup maple syrup

1/four cup melted coconut oil

half of teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Preheat an oven to 350F. Stir all components collectively in a bowl till a dough kinds. Use a mini ice cream scoop to portion and place on a parchment paper lined tray. Gently press every cookie flat. Bake for 6-Eight minutes till golden brown. When cool, place into the freezer till the ice cream is prepared.

NOTE: Flip these into chocolate chip cookies. Merely add half of cup chocolate chips of option to the dough.

Make certain to flatten the dough to about 1/four” thick. You’ll be able to see how they unfold out as they bake.  

Matcha Ice Cream

2 half of cups full fats coconut milk

half of cup mashed avocado

1/three cup coconut nectar or maple syrup

1 tablespoon matcha powder

half of teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Mix all components till clean in a blender. Pour into an 8×8″ pan and place within the freezer for at the very least 6-Eight hours. Examine the ice cream periodically and when it’s agency however scoopable, create scoops and place onto a frozen cookie. Place one other cookie on high and gently press down (not an excessive amount of that it squishes out). Relying on the firmness of the ice cream, eat instantly or place again into the freezer for a number of hours earlier than consuming.

Elective: Drizzle the completed sandwiches with melted darkish chocolate of alternative. I believe it provides a pleasant contact!

So make a batch, retailer them within the freezer and you’ve got a wholesome and energizing deal with choice on these sizzling summer season days!

When you make them, or any of my recipes, give me a shout on instagram in order that I can repost your creation 🙂

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