ORANGE – CINNAMON ICE TEA

April 30, 2014

This is a nice and easy way to pimp your classic black tea. Sounds a bit christmasy but it’s really refreshing and fits a hot afternoon in the sun. 

ORANGE – CINNAMON ICE TEA

  • 8 cups water
  • 8 bags black tea
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup orange juice [freshly squeezed]
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • zest of 1 orange [optional]

fox_cinnamon_tea3_ bring water to boil

_ once the water boils add teabags [remove from heat]

_ let steep for 4min

_ remove tea bags

_ let cool

_ heat ½ cup water, orange juice and sugar in a saucepan

_ once the sugar is dissolved add cinnamon [and orange zest if you like]

_ bring to boil _remove from heat

_ allow to cool [will thicken a bit]

_ strain mixture and remove cinnamon sticks

_ once the tea is cooled add the orange-cinnamon syrup

_ mix thoroughly

_ serve with ice!fox_cinnamon_tea4

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