spicy mint tea

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Baby Kato
Beautiful Shore Country, NB

This is a sassy mint tea. I hope that you will enjoy this wonderful treat. You can use different types of fresh mint in this tea if you like. I think that chocolate mint would work really well.

★★★★★ 3
serves 2
prep time 5 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For spicy mint tea

  • 1
    orange pekoe tea bag
  • 6
    large mint sprigs, large stems with large leaves (lightly crushed)
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 c
    white sugar, white
  • 1/2 c
    lemon juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1
    cinnamon stick
  • 2
    slices lemons, garnish
  • 2
    mint sprigs, garnish

How To Make spicy mint tea

  • 1
    Steep 1 tea bag, 6 mint stems and cayenne pepper in 2 cups of boiling water.
  • 2
    Strain the mixture, keeping only the liquid.
  • 3
    Add the sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon stick to the mint mixture and allow to cool on counter.
  • 4
    After tea has cooled refrigerate, until ready to serve.
  • 5
    When ready to serve, remove the cinnamon stick and dilute the mint mixture with equal parts of water.
  • 6
    Serve in a tall glass with ice, add a fresh mint sprig and a lemon slice for garnishing.