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Spiced Green Tea Ice Cream

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Ingredients
  Half and half 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green tea 1 Tablespoon (Top-Quality Loose-Leaf Variety)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1 Pint
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, freshly grated
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Green food coloring/3 drops liquid food coloring 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In a small saucepan, heat half and half over low heat until hot.
Add tea; remove from heat.
Steep 5 minutes.
Strain through a fine strainer into a large bowl.
Discard tea leaves.
Stir sugar and honey into hot mixture until dissolved; cool to room temperature.
Stir in remaining ingredients.
Chill ice cream base; freeze in an ice cream machine according to manufacturer's directions.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian

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