The Citeazen’s Iced Tea
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The Citeazen’s Iced Tea

The Citeazen’s Iced Tea

earl-grey-iced-tea

This recipe shouts earl grey tea, lemon and mint!  A refreshing thirst quencher easily converted into a cocktail. Find out how:

 

[ makes about 6 cups ]

 

Ingredients:

 

1. 25g / 10 heaped teaspoons of Sapphire Grey tea leaves

2. 1 litre of water

3. 8-10 teaspoons of sugar ( optional )

4. 2 whole lemons

5. fresh mint leaves

6. cucumber slices

 

Instructions:

1. Boil 1 litre of water, then pour over Sapphire Grey loose leaf tea and leave aside to steep for at least 10 minutes.

2. Strain the aromatic brew into a large jug, then stir in the juice of 1 lemon and sugar ( optional ). Leave to cool.

3. Once cool, if making a cocktail iced tea, add in a generous portion of gin and mix well.

4. Finally add in fresh mint leaves, 1 sliced lemon and some cucumber slices along with a generous helping of ice.

5. Leave this iced tea blend to sit for another 10-15 minutes before serving to allow the flavours to infuse.

6. Pour the tea over ice in tall glasses, garnish with mint or lemon slices and enjoy!

 

Inspired by : Cocktail Revolution

 

 

 

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