Iced tea with lemon
Iced tea or ice tea is a traditional, refreshing and cooling version of tea. Cold tea, made from the tea plant, Camellia sinensis, is served, usually with ice and sometimes garnished as a cold drink.
Did you know? A simple recipe for iced tea with lemon is to pour a cup or glass of tea from your pot, leave in refrigerator until chilled and then serve with a squeeze of lemon - delicious and refreshing.
Any tea can be used for this iced lemon tea drink once the tea has been sufficiently chilled in the refridgerator. Try different teas to find the iced tea flavour you prefer.
Did you know? Iced tea can also be flavoured with lime juice. Just add some fresh lime juice to chilled tea and garnish with a slice of fresh lime.
Serve the iced lemon tea or iced lime tea over crushed ice and garnish the glass with a slice of fresh lemon or lime for extra coolness and zinginess.
Did you know? Iced tea with lemon or limes is low in sugar and high in anti-oxidants.
Iced tea with lemon can be used to invigorate and stimulate your metabolism. Lemon or lime tea can be beneficial as part of a calorie controlled diet.
Did you know? You can try other iced teas by adding your favourite citrus fruit - how about iced tea with orange or iced tea with grapefruit? Tip: if you find your iced tea too sour, try adding a just a little honey or maple syrup rather than refined sugar).
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