Sunday, 17 May 2015

Peach & Apple Iced green tea

Kick start your day with this refreshing Iced green tea infused with peaches and apples and flavoured with ginger juice.......



Green tea is made from the leaves of Camellia sinensis. It is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients and dietary fibre that are helpful in curing many ailments.
Adding fresh fruits to it enhances its taste and nutrient value of the tea.
I have shared Earl grey & rose iced tea and Orange spiced iced tea some time back with you.
This time it is cold brewed refreshing fresh fruit infused iced green tea to beat the heat!!



Ingredients:

  • 4 cups cold water
  • 3  bags green tea
  • 1  bag black tea
  • 3 medium sized peaches sliced
  • 1 big apple sliced
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Honey as per taste
  • Ice cubes
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Total time : 8 hours refrigeration plus 30 minutes
Yields : 4 servings


Directions:

  • Add 4 cups of filtered cold water in a pitcher, drop tea bags cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight.
  • Slightly mash the fruits using a spoon or muddler 
  • Add fruits and ginger juice into the brewed tea and let it rest for 30-40 minutes.
  • Fill the glasses with ice cubes and pour the tea over the ice.
  • Stir in some honey and lemon juice.
  • Serve chilled.