Sunday, June 29, 2014

Fizzy Ginger Iced Green Tea


Iced Tea is one of those classic summer drinks.  It is cool, refreshing, and good.  Today, I found a recipe for iced green tea that had a hint of ginger flavor with a little sweetness.  To add a little fizz to the tea, lemon sparkling water was poured on top of the tea.

I enjoyed this tea.  I tried it both with and without the sparkling water.  Both were equally good.
There was just the right amount of sweetness to the tea not to overshadow the refreshing zingy taste of the ginger.   Make yourself a glass and enjoy:)



Fizzy Ginger Iced Green Tea
From BHG Magazine

Ingredients:
12 cups water
1/4 to 1/2 cup sugar
3 inches fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
12 green tea bags
Lemon-flavored sparkling water

Directions:

In a large pot combine water, sugar, and ginger.  Bring to boiling; reduce heat.  Simmer, covered, 5 minutes.  Remove from heat.  Add tea bags; cover.  Let stand 3 minutes.  Remove and discard tea bags.  Strain ginger; discard.  Transfer tea to a 2-gallon pitcher.  Cover; cool completely.  Chill.  To serve, fill a glass with ice cubes, them fill halfway with tea.  Top with sparkling water.

Makes 12 servings








5 comments:

  1. This sounds like a perfect drink for a hot summers day!! I will be trying this one soon!

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  2. Hi Geraldine, love this drink very much. Very refreshing and perfect for a hot weather. You have a great day and regards :)

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  3. Flawlessly refreshing and delicious drink! You know it has lots of benefits too! It is the best Green drink that has anticancer properties. Well dear, I really like your recipe. I will definitely try this at home.

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