Iced tea + lemonade are a match made in heaven. When combined, they yield fantastic, thirst quenching results. Lemonade acts as a natural sweetener for the tea, while the tea benefits from the tart, refreshing burst of citrus flavour.
Studies indicate that adding a squeeze of lemon or lime to green and black tea may improve absorption of antioxidants — tea lemonade not only tastes great, it’s also good for you!
Enjoy the bright weather and get your vitamins with delicious, freshly brewed iced teas & tea lemonades.
PS. you’ll kids will love them too!
HOW TO MAKE TEA LEMONADE
makes 1 litre
2 tbsp. Silk Road loose tea (see below for our recommendations)
2 cups hot water
2 cups chilled lemonade
~ for a sugar-free optional, use freshly squeezed lemon juice
Follow the brewing instructions on the tea tin label. When the tea has finished steeping, strain it and refrigerate until cold. Combine chilled tea with chilled lemonade or fresh squeezed lemon juice, if you prefer a sugar-free option. Optional, garnish with fresh mint, thyme or lemon zest.
Do not mix tea with lemonade until the tea is well chilled. Since they are home-made they are preservative-free, all natural, low in calories & high in antioxidants so you can enjoy anytime.
Tea lemonades can also be used as a base and turned into TEA COCKTAILS.
SPIKED LEMONADE COCKTAIL
Combine ingredients together, shake over ice into a rock glass. Garnish with lemon zest.
~ Optional top with sparking water to turn it into a spritzer!