Showing posts with label iced tea. Show all posts
Showing posts with label iced tea. Show all posts

Monday, 19 August 2013

iced jasmine & elderflower tea

This has got to be one of the most refreshing drinks I've tasted in a long time, well in the non alcoholic department at least.  It would be hard to compete with my white peach sangria which I have been meaning to blog about for ages and will get round to it someday I promise.
Here, the dash of elderflower cordial adds that little kick of deliciousness to the already very aromatic jasmine tea.  These two flavours are made for each other and I would encourage you make a batch and keep it in the fridge, serve it with lunch or even an afternoon snack in the garden.
I used flowering jasmine pearls, but you could use any jasmine flavour tea be it a bag or leaves.



You will need:
  • 1 flowering jasmine tea pearl (or 1 jasmine flavoured tea bag)
  • a dash of elderflower cordial
  • a few blocks of ice

1) Make the tea as you would normally, allow to cool slightly.  Pour a dash of elderflower cordial in each glass or in the tea pot (to taste) depends how sweet you like it.  Pour the tea over ice into the individual glasses.