Peach Tea

Peach Tea IMAGE Author: Canadian Living Credits: Peach Tea IMAGE

Simple syrup gives this iced tea just the right amount of sweetness and blends perfectly (no gritty sugar at the bottom). Slices of fresh ginger add a bit of kick to this otherwise fruity mixture.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2013

Ingredients

  • 4 bags white tea
  • 5 cups boiling water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 piece (1-1/2 inches/4 cm) fresh ginger peeled and sliced
  • 2 cups Ice water
  • 1/2 cup peach nectar
  • 1 pkg (600 g) frozen peach slices
  • 1/4 cup torn fresh mint

Method

In large heatproof measure or bowl, steep tea in boiling water for 6 minutes. Discard bags.

Meanwhile, in saucepan, bring sugar, ginger and 1/2 cup water to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, stirring, until fragrant and sugar is dissolved, 5 to 6 minutes. Add to tea; let cool. Cover and refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours. Strain into large pitcher. (Make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Stir in ice water, peach nectar and peaches. Add mint.

Nutritional facts Per each of 8 servings:about

  • Sodium 3 mg
  • Sugars 21 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 87.0
  • Total fat trace
  • Potassium 178 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 22 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 3.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 18.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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