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Lemon Lemon And And Mint Mint Infused Infused Iced Iced Black Black Tea Tea Recipe Recipe Black tea is one of the most popular varieties of tea due to the many wonderful health benefits associated with. In the following recipe, we are using loose leaf black tea which you can easily buy online from Teafloor and take the health benefits of it to the next level by adding some fresh mint leaves and citrusy lemon to it. Teafloor is one of the best platforms where you can buy black tea online and get it delivered straight to your doorstep. In fact, to take this recipe to the next level, you can even buy some flavored varieties of black tea or black tea blends when you buy black tea online from Teafloor. We recommend you to buy loose leaf variety of black tea as it is considered to be least processed amongst all other varieties. When you buy black tea online from teafloor, you will be able to purchase loose leaf black tea at affordable rates. You can easily create the following recipe at home and even serve it to your guests! We have simply used some white sugar cubes to sweeten our iced tea. Lemon and mint infused Iced Black Tea recipe You will need: For the tea- • 4 cups of water
• 4 teaspoons loose leaf organic black tea • A hand full of fresh mint leaves • 1 large lemon sliced into thin slices • A few white sugar cubes as per the desired level of sweetness. (You can also use any other sweetener of your choices such as brown sugar, honey, cane sugar or even simple sugar syrup etc. For a vegan version, use pure maple syrup) If using simple sugar syrup- • 1 cup water • 1 cup sugar Instructions- • • Place a small pot on a medium flame and add the water. Bring the water to boil. Once the water has boiled, turn off the heat. Bring down the temperature a little by letting the water sit in the pot for not more than 2 minutes. (Although black tea can easily be brewed in extremely hot or boiling water, it is advisable to not use very hot water to avoid a bitter taste) Add the black tea leaves to the pot along with. Add the Cover the pot with a lid. Alternatively, you can also use a tea ball if you have one and simply add the black tea leaves to the tea ball infuse in the water. Let the tea steep for 4 minutes. The time for brewing tea leaves depends on your personal preference. If you prefer a strong flavour, let the leaves brew for a longer duration or add more tea leaves. If you prefer a lighter brew, leave the tea leaves to steep for a lesser duration. Once the tea is finished brewing, use a fine mesh strainer to strain the tea and collect the black tea leaves in the strainer. Discard these. If using simple sugar syrup, combine 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar in a small saucepan and slowly bring to a boil. Let the mixture cool completely and add 1 tablespoon of this to the mixture. Now add some mint leaves and lemon slices to the prepared tea and refrigerate until cold. Add some ice to your serving vessel and pour the prepared cold tea over the ice. Garnish with a few fresh sprigs of mint leaves and some lemon slices. Serve cold. Note- This recipe is excellent as a hot beverage as well if you prefer a minty flavour in your hot beverages. You can also add some fruit or other flavourings to infuse in the tea as well. • • • • • •