Brown Sugar Matcha Ice Cream Bars Recipe

Brown Sugar Matcha Ice Cream Bars Recipe

How To Make Brown Sugar Matcha Ice Cream Bars

The matcha craze ain’t over because there are new ways to serve it in every meal. Here’s where we make ice cream bars with that addictive tea flavor.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 6 minutes
Total: 26 minutes



  • 1/2cupdark brown sugar
  • 3/4cupwarm waterdivided
  • 1tbspcornstarch
  • 3/4cupsweetened condensed milk
  • 1cupheavy cream
  • 1 1/2tspmatcha powder


  1. Make the brown sugar syrup: In a medium pan, combine the brown sugar and ½ cup (60 ml) warm water and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook until thickened slightly, about 5 minutes.

  2. In a small bowl, stir together the remaining ¼ cup (60 ml) warm water and the cornstarch until smooth.

  3. Add the cornstarch slurry to the brown sugar and stir until fully incorporated and the syrup thickens slightly, about 1 minute. Transfer the syrup to a heatproof bowl and let cool while you make the ice cream.

  4. Make the matcha ice cream: In a large bowl, combine the sweetened condensed milk, heavy cream, and matcha powder. Using an electric hand mixer, whip the cream on medium-high speed until soft peaks form and all of the matcha is incorporated, 3 to 4 minutes.

  5. Using a squeeze bottle or small spoon, drizzle a generous amount of the brown sugar syrup all around the insides of the pop molds.

  6. Spoon the matcha ice cream base into the pop molds, drizzling a bit more syrup between layers, until full. Cover the molds with the lid or insert pop sticks into the center of each mold. Transfer to the freezer for at least 6 hours, or overnight, until frozen solid.

  7. When ready to serve, let the bars sit at room temperature for a few minutes, then gently remove as many as you are serving from the molds. Leave any remaining pops in the molds in the freezer until ready to serve, up to 1 week.

  8. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 311.18kcal
  • Fat: 18.01g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.17g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.67g
  • Carbohydrates: 35.09g
  • Fiber: 0.03g
  • Sugar: 33.65g
  • Protein: 3.89g
  • Cholesterol: 67.35mg
  • Sodium: 68.47mg
  • Calcium: 145.56mg
  • Potassium: 198.34mg
  • Iron: 0.18mg
  • Vitamin A: 191.34µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.23mg
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