Passion Fruit Mint Iced Tea


There’s nothing like the ahhhhhhhh after a refreshing glass of iced tea. In this drink, mint leaves release a cooling sensation, while passion fruit ice cubes bring a subtle sweetness as they melt.



mortar and pestle (if you don’t have one try these hacks)

small bowl

ice cube tray

French press or saucepan




5 passion fruit

1 cup water

1 handful mint leaves

2 cups boiling water



Artist: Corinne Bailey Rae

Album: Corinne Bailey Rae 





  1. Cut 5 passion fruits in half and remove the pulp with a spoon.
  2. Place the pulp in a small bowl and crush the seeds with a pestle to release the juices.
  3. Add 1 cup water and stir.
  4. Pour the mixture into an ice cube tray and let freeze overnight.



  1. Wash the fresh mint leaves, then tear them up and place in a French press. If you don’t have one, use a saucepan and pour the tea through a strainer.
  2. Bring 2 cups water to a boil and pour it over the mint leaves. Allow to steep for 3-7 minutes, depending on how strong you want your tea.




  1. Let the tea reach room temperature, then place it into the fridge until it becomes cool, about 1-2 hours.



  1. Place 4 glasses in the freezer to chill, about 5-10 minutes.
  2. Fill the glasses with passion fruit ice cubes and pour the chilled tea into the glass.
  3. If desired, stir in some honey and add a mint sprig or lime for garnish.




Recipe adapted from:

Whisk Affair

Fearless Fresh








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