Many More Pages Of Tea Recipes Below…
Homemade Tea Recipes for you to try. Some to be drunk cold and some hot, some with fruit, some with spices and some without either. One, very interesting one, even uses Rose Water as an ingredient!
I personally like Ginger and Lemon added to good quality Tea made with loose leaf black tea but everyone has a different taste. We have homemade tea recipes that use mint, pineapple, almond extract, peppermint, orange, saffron and even Ice Cream.
Remember to use fresh ingredients and where fruit juice is involved, use your own juicer for the freshest of fruit juices. Also, the best tea is made with the hottest of boiling water. Choose a recipe to try and have fun.
LEMON GINGER TEA
1 lb Ginger root.
1/3 cup Lemon juice.
1/3 cup Honey or Sugar.
Grate or thinly slice Ginger root (no need to peel).
Steep in boiling Water for at least 3 hours.
Pour strained liquid into a 1 gallon pitcher, adding Lemon juice and sweetener.
Add enough cold water to make 1 gallon of tea.
Enjoy…It’s very refreshing!
MOROCCAN MINT TEA
2 tablespoons Chinese green Tea.
5 cups boiling Water.
1 bunch fresh mint.
1 cup Sugar, to taste.
Place Tea in a teapot.
Pour in boiling water.
Cover and steep 2 to 3 minutes.
Wash Mint under running water and add to pot.
Steep for 3 to 5 minutes.
[In Morocco, tea is served very sweet. Decrease the amount of sugar to your liking.]
Serve in mint tea glasses or small cups.
ORANGE CREAM TEA
5 Orange flavored Tea bags.
1 Peppermint tea bag.
1 cup boiling water.
1-1/2 cups Orange juice.
2 tablespoons Honey.
1 scoop Vanilla ice cream or frozen Yogurt.
Add the Tea bags to the boiling water and steep for 5 minutes.
Combine Tea, Orange juice, Honey and ice cream in a blender mix until blended.
Serve and enjoy.
PEACH TEA MIX
1 cup instant Tea mix.
1 3 ounce box Peach-flavored gelatin.
2 cups granulated Sugar.
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; mix well.
Store in an airtight container.
For one mug use 2 tsp. tea mix with 8 ounces hot water.
Makes about 3-1/2 cups tea mix.
PERSIAN LOVE TEA
4 cups Water.
2 green Cardamom pods, bruised.
1/2 teaspoon Saffron threads, ground.
1/2 cup Rose Water.
2 tablespoons Sugar.
Add spices to a kettle along with the water, Rose Water and Sugar.
Stir mixture to dissolve sugar.
Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove Cardamom pods before serving.
Serve with additional sugar, if desired.
PINEAPPLE GREEN TEA COOLER
1 cup premium green Tea.
1 cup Banana Pineapple nectar.
Place one tea bag of Golden Green Tea into an 8 ounce cup.
Pour approximately 2 ounces boiling water into cup and steep for 4 to 6 minutes.
Remove tea bag and fill cup to top with cold water.
Mix with Banana Pineapple nectar and ice.
Makes one 16 ounce serving.
2 cups Tang Orange drink mix.
3/4 cup instant Tea, without Sugar and Lemon.
1 quart size package instant Lemonade mix.
1/2 teaspoon ground Cloves.
1 1/3 cup Sugar.
1 teaspoon Cinnamon.
Mix all ingredients and store in small tins or jars.
To serve, use 2 teaspoons in 1 cup of boiling water.
THAI SPICED ICE TEA
In a blender combine:
8 to 12 ice cubes.
16 ounce double strength Chai Tea, cooled.
1 ounce Half and Half (Milk/Cream).
4 ounces Milk.
2 ounces’ Torani’, Almond Syrup.
2 ounces ‘Torani’ Coconut Syrup.
1 ounce ‘Torani’ Passionfruit Syrup.
Blend in bursts on high till all the ice is chopped fine and the mix is even.
Pour into tall glasses and garnish each with a Cinnamon stick.
To to make double strength tea simply use double the amount of loose tea you normally would use to make two 8 ounce cups of tea; roughly 4 generous teaspoons of tea.
Do not let the tea steep for longer than 4 minutes and do not press the leaves to get the remaining liquid out, this is the way to introduce bitterness to your tea.
Eight more rather unique homemade tea recipes, with some unusual ingredients. You must be able to find one you might try…and even enjoy!