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Strawberry Punch: A 1900s Tea Drink Everyone Will Enjoy

Posted on | August 30, 2011 | No Comments

This Strawberry Punch is a drink everyone will enjoy.  An English Tea may be good for this, but any tea you have around the house will work.

Remember  to use less sugar if desired.

• 1 quart boiling water
• 3 teaspoons of tea (or 3 tea bags)
• Juice of 4 lemons
• Juice of 2 oranges
• 2 cups of sugar
• 1 pint of strawberries (more if
preferred)
• 4 cups of sparkling water (or 4
cup of spring water)

Make tea by adding 3 teaspoons of loose tea (or 3 tea bags) to 1 quart of boiling water. Separately, combine the juice of 4 lemons, juice of 2 oranges,
2 cups of sugar and 1 pint of strawberries. Then, pour in the tea, add 4 cups of sparkling water or spring water. Chill and serve.

This recipe is one of 50 you can get in the new tea ebook “Your Great Grandmother Made Better Tea: 50 Ice Tea, Tea Punch, Tea Dessert Recipes from 1890 to 1920,″ compliments of teadog.com. You can get the ebook in PDF, Kindle or ePub (for Nook and other readers) format.

Discover tea recipes that have been lost over time with a compilation of 50 tea recipes from 1890 to 1920.  Make interesting drinks, punch and desserts.

 

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