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Vitamin C Boosting Iced Tea with Native Kakadu Plum & Finger Lime

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Is there anything better than a tall glass of tangy iced tea? Actually there is! Our Vitamin C Boosting Iced Tea with Kakadu Plum & Finger Lime. It’s not only refreshing and easy to make, it’s also bursting with Vitamin C goodness and full of perfectly balanced, aromatic flavour. Served over ice with slices of lemon and lime and fresh mint leaves, it’s perfect for a summers day and to help keep the winter sniffles at bay.

Time: Prep Time: 30 minutes / Cooling Time: up to 2 hours

Serves: 6 -8

 

Ingredients:

2 litres water

pinch of baking soda

4 tbsp loose leaf black tea or 8 tea bags

3/4 cup honey or raw sugar

2 tbsp Kakadu Plum Freeze Dried Powder

1 tbsp Finger Lime Freeze Dried Powder

Juice of 1 lemon

Juice of 1 lime

 

To serve

1 lemon, cut into thin slices

1 lime, cut into thin slices

Mint leaves

Ice Cube

 

Method:

  1. Bring 2 litres of water to a gentle boil in a large saucepan. Remove from heat and add the baking soda
  2. Place loose leaf tea in a tea infuser or if using tea bags, add to the hot water mixture. Cover and allow to steep for about 1/2 an hour.
  3. Remove tea infuser or tea bags. Add honey (or sugar), TASC Kakadu Plum Freeze Dried Powder and Finger Lime Freeze Dried Powder, and whisk until dissolved.
  4. Stir in lemon and lime juice and place in the refrigerator to cool for about 1 hour.
  5. Pour iced tea into a large jug, ready to serve.

 

To serve

Place a handful of ice cubes in each glass and pour over iced tea. Add slices of lemon and lime to each glass, top with fresh mint leaves and serve immediately.

 

Tips:

  • Try replacing Kakadu Plum and Finger Lime powder with 2 tablespoons of our Vitamin C Booster
  • Store leftover iced tea in the refrigerator until needed or freeze into ice block or ice cube moulds.
  • For a decaffeinated version try using decaffeinated black tea, rooibos tea or a citrus herbal tea.
  • For an alternative sweetener, try a little stevia.
  • Used tea and tea bags can be added to your compost.

 

Recipe @jules_mckie for The Australian Superfood Co. Styling & photography @jules_mckie

 

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