By Sanjna Mundlapudi
Are you a tea lover looking for unique and delicious ways to incorporate your favorite loose leaf teas into your desserts? Look no further! We've got three delightful recipes that will take your taste buds on a tea-infused journey. These sweet treats are not only easy to make but also perfect for satisfying your cravings and impressing your guests. So, let's dive into the world of tea-infused desserts with these mouthwatering recipes!
Hojicha Ice Cream
Are you a fan of both tea and ice cream? Prepare to have your taste buds dazzled by this Hojicha Ice Cream recipe by @morokokoko. The rich, roasted flavors of Uproot Teas Hojicha Green Tea blend perfectly with creamy goodness, making this dessert an absolute delight.
250 ml heavy cream
250 ml condensed milk
To create this frozen masterpiece, you'll need Uproot Teas Hojicha tea leaves and a few other simple ingredients. Begin by gently simmering the Hojicha tea leaves in heavy milk over the stove, allowing the flavors to infuse the milk. After cooling the mixture in the refrigerator, whip it until soft peaks form. Then, incorporate some condensed milk to add sweetness and creaminess to the mix. Once everything is blended to perfection, pop it in the freezer, and voilà! You have a delectable and unique Hojicha Ice Cream ready to enjoy on a sunny afternoon or whenever your sweet tooth calls.
Makai Black Tea Tiramisu Cake
Tiramisu lovers, this one's for you! The classic Italian dessert gets a delightful twist with Uproot Teas Makai Black Tea in this Tiramisu Cake recipe by @sparklecakerie. The robust flavor of the Makai Black Tea beautifully complements the creamy layers, creating a cake that's both elegant and scrumptious.
- strongly brewed Uproot Teas Makai Black Tea
- 360 ml heavy whipping cream, cold
- 65 g powdered sugar
- 1 tsp 5 ml vanilla extract, or to taste
- 8 oz mascarpone, at room temperature
- sponge cake or pre made lady fingers
To prepare this indulgent treat, whip together cream, sugar, and vanilla until you achieve soft peaks. For the tea infusion, soak the sponge cake layers in the rich and flavorful Uproot Teas Makai Black Tea. Now comes the fun part – layering! Alternate between the tea-soaked sponge cake and the luscious whipped cream, building a delectable tower of flavors. Once assembled, chill the cake to let the flavors meld together, and you have an unforgettable Tiramisu Cake that will have everyone asking for seconds.
Genmaicha Rice Krispy Treats
Rice Krispy Treats just got an upgrade with a dash of creativity from @eatchofood. Say hello to the Genmaicha Rice Krispy Treats – a delightful fusion of crunchy cereal, gooey marshmallows, and the nutty goodness of Uproot Teas Genmaicha Green Tea.
- 2 tbsp Uproot Teas Genmaicha Tea
- 8 tbsp unsalted butter
- 1/4 tsp coarse salt
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 10 oz bag marshmallows
- 8 cups rice cereal
To make these treats, start by melting butter over the stove and adding the Genmaicha Green Tea leaves to infuse the butter with that distinctive toasty flavor. Stir until the tea becomes fragrant, and then combine salt, vanilla, and marshmallows into the mix. Once everything is beautifully melted and mixed, add your favorite crispy cereal and let it cool in a pan. The end result? A unique twist on a childhood favorite that's perfect for tea enthusiasts of all ages!
There you have it – three fantastic ways to infuse the magic of loose leaf teas into your favorite desserts. Whether you're a fan of ice cream, cake, or crispy treats, these recipes will elevate your culinary experience to a whole new level. So, put on your apron, get your tea leaves ready, and let the tea-infused dessert adventure begin! Enjoy, and happy tea baking!