Thursday, June 9, 2016

Celebrate National Tea Day

Tomorrow, June 10th is National Tea Day! This year, celebrate by making a refreshing Sparkling Black Raspberry ICED Tea.  This recipe, courtesy of Sparkling ICE, is very easy to make and is the perfect cool and refreshing beverage for a hot summer afternoon.  Enjoy!

Sparkling Black Raspberry ICED Tea

4 mint tea bags
5-6 limes
Mint sprigs
Honey or agava nectar (optional)
Bring 4 cups of water to a boil
Remove from heat and ass 4 bags of mint tea. Steep for 10 minutes
Chill in the refrigerator for about 3 hours
Approximately 8 teaspoons of lime juice, also chilled
Mix 1 cup of the chilled mint tea with 1 to 2 teaspoons of the lime juice in a chilled glass.  If you would like your tea extra sweet add in some honey, agava nectar, otherwise skip to the next step 
Add ¼ cup of chilled Black Raspberry Sparkling ICE to fill the glass
Add crushed ice and stir.  Add a lime wedge and mint sprig for garnish
Makes 4 servings

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