Tahini Ice-Cream

Yield: 8 servings
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 7 minutes


  • 1½ cups evaporated milk
  • 1½ cups half-and-half
  • 2/3 cup sugar, divided
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 3 tablespoons matcha green tea powder
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup tahini, stirred well


  1. In a medium, heavy pan, add evaporated milk, half-and-half and 1/3 cup of sugar over medium heat and bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
  2. In a bowl, add egg yolks and remaining sugar and beat until well combined.
  3. Slowly, add about ¼ of hot milk mixture and beat until well combined.
  4. Add egg yolk mixture into pan with remaining milk mixture over medium-low heat and cook for about 2 minutes, stirring continuously.
  5. Remove from heat and immediately, stir in matcha and vanilla extract until well combined.
  6. Add tahini and beat until well combined and smooth.
  7. Through a sieve, strain the mixture into a bowl.
  8. Place bowl of tahini mixture in a large bowl of ice water for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  9. Transfer mixture into an ice cream maker and process according to manufacturer’s directions.
  10. Transfer into an airtight container and freeze for about 1-2 hours.

Nutritional Information per Serving:

Calories: 275
Fat: 15.9g
Saturated Fat: 6.8g
Sodium: 83mg
Carbohydrates: 25.8g
Dietary Fiber: 2.1g
Sugar: 21.7g
Protein: 7.3g