Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

Adapted from Gourmet Magazine. I haven't tried it yet so let me know how it is...

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups water
  • 2 12 tablespoons good quality green tea
  • 34 cup sugar, plus
  • 2 tablespoons sugar


  1. Bring water to boil, add leaves, and remove from heat.
  2. Steep for 5 minutes.
  3. Add sugar and stir until dissolved.
  4. Strain through a fine sieve.
  5. Chill tea, covered, until cold and freeze in an ice cream maker.
Most Helpful

This is really worth a sky of stars! Giving you only 5 is breaking my heart, but that's the max., so I have no choice, but let me tell you, I have a total dislike for green tea, but this green tea sherbet is so delicious, that it has now made me change my mind. It is beautiful! I would call it an "Elixir of life"! I can now be free of tension as to how I'd use up my green tea box ;) Thank you for sharing this recipe:)

Charishma_Ramchandani April 05, 2003

delicious. I used 5 green tea bags instead of real tea leaves, and added 1 cup milk to make it more creamy and reduced the sugar to a scant 2/3 cup. Came out wonderful, fresh and perfect for a hot summer day. Thanks

HulaHealthPrincess May 11, 2008

Yummy! I really enjoyed this! Just the right blend of flavors. I did use Splenda, so reduced to 2/3 cup. Delicious! Thank you for posting! I will make this often!!! Made for Comfort Cafe 09

kittycatmom January 03, 2009