When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing quite as comfy inside with a cup of warm tea. And while tea time may be traditional, it doesn’t have to be boring. With a variety of flavors and engaging presentations, it’s no wonder why tea is taking over TikTok! If you’re looking for new ways to warm up tea time, here are five comforting tea recipes that are the height of your winter aesthetic.
1. Apple and cinnamon tea
Enjoy the sweet and tangy flavors of apple and cinnamon infused into a delicious tea. This recipe involves South African honey herb tea mixed with fresh ground cinnamon with a mortar and pestle, diced apple and boiling water in a French teapot. Pour the tea into a cup surrounded by caramel, cinnamon sugar, and apple wedge.
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2. Orange, lemon and ginger tea
This recipe is an antiseptic blend of citrus and ginger. Start by adding lemon, orange, and fresh ginger slices into the teapot, followed by a spoonful of turmeric, a pinch of chili flakes, and a few cinnamon sticks. Next, pour boiling water, gently stir the ingredients. Finally, pour the tea through a strainer into a cup or teacup. Finish by adding a spoonful of honey and a slice of citrus or cinnamon stick.
3. cranberry tea
This recipe is absolutely full of tea. First, add the cranberries to the teapot and crush them with a blender. Next, add the lemon slices and sprinkle the cranberry tea leaves. Pour some boiling water, put the lid on the teapot. Finally, pour the tea with a ladle into an Irish coffee mug for a nice presentation, and cheer up!
4. Hot cocoa mint tea
Sweet dreams made of tea and hot chocolate. Begin by adding the milk and mint tea leaves to a hot pan, and stir gently while the ingredients simmer. In a separate pan, heat the milk and a few pieces of dark chocolate. Then whisk until smooth. Pour hot chocolate and tea into an Irish coffee mug, top with whipped cream, and sprinkle with crushed candy canes and candy canes on rim.
5. herbal immune tea
If you are looking for a tea that helps boost your immune system, this recipe is definitely worth pouring over. First, add the dry orange and lime to the teapot, then add a little dried elderberry, a slice of fresh lemon, a teaspoon of honey, and a handful of raspberry leaves. Fill a teapot with boiling water, put the lid on, and let it steep for three minutes. Finally, pour it into a cup using a tea infuser and enjoy!
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