There aren’t many things that can beat freshly made whipped cream. Once I discovered how easy it was to do at home, there was no way that I could ever go back to the store-bought stuff. Experimenting with different flavors is fun and it is a great way to dress up a basic dessert.
I was making instant cheesecake when the inspiration struck to mix green tea into my whipped cream topping. This matcha whipped cream really added some pop to an otherwise basic dessert. My husband hates the taste of green tea but he inhaled this. It’s the perfect mix of bitter and sweet!
Sifting your matcha beforehand will help mix it into the whipping cream without clumping. Culinary grade matcha is fine to use for a recipe like this but it is also a good way to use up older tea that is past its prime. Keep in mind that lower quality options will produce a darker, duller color that might look much less attractive. If you are looking for a place to buy your matcha from, I recommend checking out Mizuba Tea Co. or Encha.
If you give this matcha whipped cream recipe a try, I’d love to hear about how it went in the comments below. What would you pair this green whipped cream with? I’m thinking that something with dark chocolate would also work really nicely. 🙂