Zesty Iced Tea

Zesty Iced Tea


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About this recipe: A simple, but refreshing drink that's perfect for the warm summer months. Feel free to use other concentrated fruit flavourings instead of limes, if desired.


Serves: 6 

  • 4 tablespoons loose leaf jasmine green tea (or 3 tea bags)
  • 1.5 litre boiling water
  • 4 tablespoons white or dark brown soft sugar
  • 2 limes (or 2 small lemons), zested and juiced
  • ice cubes to serve

Prep:35min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:4hr chilling  ›  Ready in:4hr40min 

  1. Place zest and sugar into a saucepan. Add boiling water. Heat and bring to the boil. Simmer for 5 minutes to dissolve sugar.
  2. Remove from heat and add tea in a metal strainer. Steep for 30 minutes.
  3. Add the juice and stir to combine. Strain mixture into glass jugs. Cool to room temperature and chill until cold. Serve with ice.

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