If you’re looking for a simple and easy dessert to make and keep in the refrigerator when your sweet tooth strikes, look no further and give this Matcha Cream Jello a try!
Not only is it easy to make and delicious but it has many health benefits as well!
Gelatin is a great source of collagen which is known to improve the skin, nail and hair growth. It also reduces inflammation, improves digestion, and is a great source of protein.
Now combine that with the nice caffeine kick that matcha provides and you got yourself a SUPER dessert.
It’s also worth mentioning that studies have shown that consuming gelatin reduces appetite and increases feelings of fullness thus helping with weight loss.
With so many benefits gelatin provides, I don’t think there’s any excuse not to make this dessert unless… you’re not a fan of matcha…if so then stay tuned for my Strawberry Cream Jello coming soon!!
When I first experimented with this recipe, I only added 1 tbsp of gelatin which made it more of a soft-set jello consistency more similar to the Panna Cotta – firm enough to hold its shape but too soft to pick up with your fingers.
I was looking for more of a firmer jello, one you can cut into blocks and pick up with your fingers so I added an extra tbsp of gelatin which did the trick. So if soft-set pudding is your jam, check out our Matcha Panna Cotta recipe. It’s delicious!
Because Matcha Powder is made up of real green tea leaves, some settling will occur at the bottom of the jello. You can try using a very fine mesh strainer to reduce the settling of matcha if you choose.
Now, let’s get started!
Prepping Time 3M
Cooking Time 5M
Cooling Time 3H
Total Time 3H8M
Net Carb/Serv ~0.5g
1) Gather all the ingredients.
4) Next, add heavy whipping cream and vanilla extract and continue stirring.
5) Place stove top pot over medium-low heat until just dissolved and remove from heat. Note – Do not boil
6) Strain mixture with fine mesh strainer, pour into your desired mold or dish and place in refrigerator for at least 3 hours.
**Because real Matcha Powder is made up of ground tea leaves, it doesn’t fully dissolve in water. So, some settling will occur on the bottom of the jello.
Hope you enjoy your low-carb/keto Matcha Cream Jello!
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Matcha Cream Jello
- 1 1/2 cup Cold Water
- 2 tbsp Gelatin or 2 - 1/4 oz packets
- 1 tbsp Matcha Powder
- 4 tbsp Swerve/Monkfruit
- 1/4 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
- 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
- Gather all the ingredients.
- In a medium stove top pot, mix gelatin with cold water until well incorporated. Note - Do not put on heat yet.
- Add Matcha Powder and Swerve/Monkfruit and stir.
- Next, add heavy whipping cream and vanilla extract and continue stirring.
- Place stove top pot over medium-low heat until just dissolved and remove from heat. Note - Do not boil
- Strain mixture with fine mesh strainer, pour into your desired mold or dish and place in refrigerator for at least 3 hours.
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