Spiced Orange Tea

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Spiced Orange Tea

This refreshing tea-based drink makes a delicious from the traditional cup of tea.

 

 

Category                                              Healthy Drinks

 

Preparation Time                            5 minutes

Cooking Time                                     7-11 minutes

Standing Time                                   5 minutes

 

Makes                                                  4 Cups

 

 

Ingredients: Spiced Orange Tea

 

Half orange

3 cloves

1 stick cinnamon

700ml water

2 tea bags, branded

 

 

Preparation Method: Spiced Orange Tea

 

Carefully grate the rind from the orange by using the fine side of a cheese grater. You must take care that you don’t get any of the white pith into the peel.

Put the grated rind into a large pot and pour over the water. Stir in the spices.

Cover the pot with the cling film and pierce the several times with the knife tip.

Heat the water on high for 7-10 minutes or until it is boiling.

Uncover the water and add the tea bags. Stir well and leave to stand for 5 minutes.

Use a nylon sieve to strain the tea into another jug to remove the tea bags, spices and the orange piece of peel.

Serve the spiced orange tea hot; reheat it for 1 minute on high if required. You can chill it and serve as cold tea.

 

Serving Idea:

Serve warm with twists of thinly paired orange rind floating in the tea or very cold with ice.

 

Cook’s Tip:

 

Only use whole spices in this recipe as ground spices will impart a stronger flavor and will leave the tea cloudy and grainy to drink.

 

Vegetarian Suitability

This recipe is suitable for vegans or veggie lovers

 

Variation:

You can use lemon rinds in place of the orange rind and all spice berries instead of cloves.

 

 

2017-05-21T13:21:42+00:00 May 21st, 2017|RECIPES|0 Comments

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