Spicy Mint Tea

Baby Kato


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.


★★★★★ 2 votes

5 Min
2 Hr
No-Cook or Other


  • 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.

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About Spicy Mint Tea

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: Canadian
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Iced-tea

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