Tea recipes

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    Basic Iced Tea

    • Iced tea is the essential summer sipper. Sliced citrus fruit or flavoured ice cubes (see “Nice Ice,” below) add pizzazz.
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    Black Currant Iced Tea

    • Rooibos tea comes from the leaves of the South African red bush. It is a refreshing, caffeine-free tea with a mahogany colour and slightly nutty...
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    Blueberry Rooibos Iced Tea

    • Rooibos is a caffeine-free herbal tea native to South Africa. Antioxidant-rich rooibos and blueberries make this a refreshing and healthy beverage...
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    Chai Iced Tea

    • In large heatproof measure or bowl, steep tea in 8 cups (2 L) boiling water for 4 minutes. Discard bags. Meanwhile, in saucepan, bring sugar,...
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    Chai Mango Lemonade

    • Chai-infused simple syrup sweetens mango nectar and lemon juice for a tart and refreshing summer drink. For an adult version, add a splash of white...
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    Chai Tea for Two

    • In saucepan, bring milk and water to boil; remove from heat. Stir in tea mix; cover and steep for 5 minutes. Strain into warmed mugs. Stir in...
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    Chamomile Citrus Iced Tea

    • Citrus add freshness to this caffeine-free tea. Serve with chamomile flowers or lime ice cubes (see “Nice Ice,” below).
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    Chamomile Mint Tea

    • For this, it's especially nice if you use jasmine tea, which is made from green and black tea leaves, because of its flowers. Chamomile and...
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    Chocolate Chai

    • Cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and black peppercorns are the most common spices used to make the Indian beverage chai.  For maximum flavour, slurp,...
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    Citrus Bouquet Tea

    • This tea is inspired by a Russian citrus-flavoured blend and brews a welcome afternoon pick-me-up. Add honey or sugar, as desired, to bring out the...
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    Citrus Mint Iced Tea

    • Homemade iced tea is cheaper and less sweet than the store-bought variety. Plus, it's full of fresh flavour and takes only minutes to make. Garnish...
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    Earl Grey Pot de Creme

    • Delicately infused with tea, this custard is cool, creamy and not too sweet.
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    Easy Iced Tea

    • Iced tea is a wonderful summer drink, and easy if you simply steep the tea in cold water overnight. Please don't refrigerate — chilling makes...
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    Green Ginger Mint Tea

    • Gunpowder tea with spearmint is a popular Moroccan digestive. Gunpowder leaves are rolled into small balls that unfurl in hot water to release a...
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    Homemade Chai

    • Combine first 7 ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Add tea bags, cover and steep 5 minutes. Remove spices and tea...
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    Homemade Iced Green Tea

    • This will likely take a few tries to get the balance of flavor right. But there are many different directions that this recipe could go in. (and...
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    Honeydew Mint Iced Tea

    • Subtle flavours of mint and melon mingle on the tongue. Serve with fresh mint or mint ice cubes (see “Nice Ice,” below).
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    Lemongrass Jasmine Iced Tea

    • This exotic, floral blend is ideal for balmy summer evenings in the garden.
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    Mango Calendula Ceylon Tea

    • When sweetened with mango and ginger, delicate teas like Ceylon black or green gunpowder make refreshing afternoon drinks or light, fruity iced...
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    Mint Tea

    • Tea is often served before meals, and always after. Spearmint has the best flavour; other infusions, such as cinnamon, saffron and lemon verbena,...
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    Mulled Cranberry Tea

    • There's nothing like a warm drink to welcome guests on a cold winter day. Sweeten it with honey or sugar if desired.
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    Peach Green Tea Punch

    • Pour boiling water over tea bags; cover and steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, squeezing gently. Stir in SPLENDA® Granulated and juices....
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    Peach White Iced Tea

    • White tea is a mild tea that comes from the same plant as green tea but is picked when the buds are still covered in fine silver hair and not fully...
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    Puffed Wild Rice Green Tea

    • This blend is adapted from a Japanese green tea that contains toasted puffed rice. We use puffed wild rice and add cranberry-like rose hips for a...
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    Raspberry Iced Tea

    • Bright and colourful, this tea is intriguingly tart and fruity. Serve with lime slices or raspberry ice cubes (see “Nice Ice,” below).
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    Raspberry Tea Punch

    • Pour boiling water over tea bags; steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bags from water, squeezing gently; stir in SPLENDA® Granulated. Cover and chill 2...
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    Rose Petal Tea

    • Choose the aroma you prefer for this blend: black tea leaves offer a floral aroma and citrusy flavour; green tea leaves are more like perfume and...
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    Sangria

    • Another simple beverage to enjoy on a hot day
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    Thai Tea Blend

    • Mix this with sweetened condensed or coconut milk to produce the iced drink served in Thai restaurants.
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    Whisky Sour Slush Punch

    • This slush punch is the answer for a big reception or summer party. It's easy to concoct and, all the better for the busy entertainer, must be made...