Passion Fruit Mint Iced Tea

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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 tropical sweetness as they melt.

Ingredients  

5 passion fruit

1 cup water

3 bags black tea

1 handful mint leaves

2 cups boiling water

 

Music

Artist: Corinne Bailey Rae

Album: Corinne Bailey Rae 

 

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1. MAKE THE ICE CUBES

Cut 5 passion fruits in half and remove the pulp with a spoon. Place the pulp in a sieve to remove the seeds strain the juices. Add water and stir. Pour the mixture into an ice cube tray and let freeze overnight.

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2. MAKE THE TEA

Slap the mint leaves against your palm to release their aroma. Add water to a pot and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add black tea and mint. Allow to steep for 3-5 minutes, depending on how strong you want your tea.

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3. CHILL THE TEA

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

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4. SERVE

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

 

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Recipe adapted from:

Whisk Affair

Fearless Fresh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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