Combine in a bowl the heavy whipping cream, matcha, and sugar. Dip the bottom of the bowl in ice water.
Whip the mixture well. If you own a electric mixer, do use it.
Beat the cream until soft peaks form. When you scoop the cream with the whisk, its tip will bend down. That is the softness we are looking for.
Story Behind this Recipe
My husband and I both love "anko" (sweet red bean paste). Matcha brings out the flavor of the "anko" and they taste great together.
The sweetness is reduced assuming that it will be used with other desserts such as anko. Increase the amount of sugar if you like (for sweeter cream, increase the amount of sugar to 2 tablespoons). You can find a reasonably priced "green tea for cooking" at larger grocery stores. If you rarely use matcha on an everyday basis, I recommend buying it from a 100 yen store.