Choice Organic Teas came up with clever ways to make iced tea. Choice’s creative recipes can provide inspiration for retailers to create their own tasty tea recipes for customers to sample and take home.
Much has been written about the many new ready-to-drink teas on the market for the busy consumer on the go, but these recipes provide a tasty way for people to relax and enjoy a refreshing glass of iced tea during the hot summer months. These recipes will take customers’ taste buds on a journey from London to Thailand. For more tea-infused recipes, visit www.choiceorganicteas.com.
Iced London Fog with Earl Grey Lavender
– 2 tea bags Earl Grey Lavender
– 2 cups water
– 1 cup milk or dairy alternative
– 1 tsp vanilla extract
– 2 Tbsp honey
1. Steep tea bags in 1 cup of boiled water for 5 minutes.
2. Add honey to hot tea and stir to dissolve.
3. Add 1 cup of cool water to tea and honey mixture.
3. Add vanilla extract to milk.
4. Fill two 16 oz glasses half way with ice.
5. Divide tea evenly into both glasses.
6. Top with milk and stir.
Makes 2 servings.
Blackberry Hibiscus Lemonade
– 2 tea bags Blackberry Hibiscus
– 1/2 cup water
– 1 cup lemonade
1. Steep tea in freshly boiled water, allow to cool.
2. Add 1 cup of lemonade to tea and stir.
3. Pour over ice in a tall glass.
Sparkling Raspberry Jasmine Green Tea
– 2 tea bags Jasmine Green Tea
– 2 Tbsp fresh raspberries
– 1 Tbsp sugar
– Sparkling water
– 1 1/2 cups water
1. Steep tea bags in 3/4 cup boiled water that has cooled slightly to 190 degrees for 4 minutes.
2. Once steeped, add another 3/4 cup of cool water to your tea and set aside.
3. In the bottom of a 16 oz glass, muddle raspberries and sugar together.
4. Add ice to your glass with the raspberries.
5. Pour tea over ice.
6. Fill the glass the rest of the way with sparkling water.
Thai Iced Tea with Breakfast Blend
– 6 tea bags Breakfast Blend (or another one of our strong black teas)
– 3 whole cloves
– 1 crushed cardamom pod
– 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
– 1/4 cup sugar
– 4 cups water
– 1/2 cup coconut milk
– 1/2 cup sweetened condensed coconut milk
1. Steep tea bags in 2 cups of freshly boiled water, stir in spices, vanilla, and sugar to dissolve. You can add more sugar if you prefer it.
2. Brew for at least 30 minutes and allow to cool, adding 2 additional cups of cold water.
3. Remove tea bags and spices and refrigerate until ready to use.
4. In a separate container, mix coconut milk and sweetened condensed milk. Stir well.
5. Fill glasses with ice and fill the glass about 3/4 with tea.
6. Top off with coconut milk mixture and stir.