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Mango and Rooibos Iced Tea

Mango and Rooibos Iced Tea

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A classic iced tea elevated by a medley of fruits and garnishes.

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It does take some time to chill the tea it might be a good idea to do that the night before. I have not added any sugar to the mix as I do think the fruit adds enough sweetness.

For me the key is to serve it in short glasses so you can easily pick out a sweet, juicy piece of fruit after each sip.

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For some fizz add a glass of soda water or to make it even more festive, top each glass with a bit of bubbly.

Hein van Tonder
Course Iced Tea
Servings 1 .5 liters

Ingredients
  

  • 1250 ml boiling water
  • 4 rooibos tea bags
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 2 fresh mangoes
  • 1 apple
  • 2 peaches
  • a few torn sprigs of mint
  • fresh raspberries and mint leaves for garnish
  • ice cubes

Instructions
 

  • Make the tea by steeping the teabags in the boiling water for about 15 minutes for a good strong tea. Remove the teabags and place the tea in the fridge for at least 4 hours to chill.
  • Peel one mango and chop into chunks. Liquidize with a quarter cup of tea to a smooth pulp. Add to the chilled tea and whisk to mix well.
  • Peel the other mango and cut into small cubes. Slice the apple and peaches into thin slices. Add to the tea and mango mixture with a few torn sprigs of mint.
  • Place the tea back into the fridge and let it chill for another 2 hours for the flavours to blend.
  • When ready to serve give it a good mix, and pour into shortish glasses with a few cubes of ice. Garnish with a few raspberries and mint.

 

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