Recipe: Iced Tea with Fruit

Recipe courtesy of Kusmi Tea.

Now that summer is here and it is starting to get hot, try this citrus intensive iced tea.

Iced tea with Caribbean fruit
For 4-6 people

Preparation time : 15 minutes, the day before

* 1 ½ litres of spring water
* 200 grams of brown caster sugar (about 1.5 cups)
* 2 untreated lemons
* 1 untreated lime
* 4 untreated oranges
* 1 untreated pomelo (substitute is a grapefruit)
* 4 cloves
* ¼ teaspoon of mixed spice
* 1 pinch of nutmeg
* 2 tablespoons of black tea (use you favorite Kusmi Tea

Carefully wash the pieces of fruit, then wipe them dry.

Cut them into thin slices without peeling them.

Put them in a bowl with the cloves, mixed spice and nutmeg. Sprinkle with sugar.

Heat the water to 85°C and pour in the tea; leave to infuse for 3 – 4 minutes then pour the hot tea over the fruit.

Leave to soak overnight at room temperature.

Before serving, pass through a sieve, squeezing the fruit to extract all the juice.

Serve chilled, decorated with rings of lime, orange or pineapple.

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