Oolong-flavored white peach iced tea recipe


Grace Hwang Lynch
August 24, 2010 4:20AM (UTC)

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe white peach
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, or to taste, if necessary
  • 3-4 tablespoons loose Oolong tea leaves
  • 4 cups cold water

Directions

  1. Put the oolong tea leaves in a tea ball or wrap in cheesecloth to form a sachet. Or use an iced tea pitcher with a built-in strainer for leaves.
  2. Place tea ball or sachet into pitcher.
  3. Pour cold water over the tea leaves.
  4. Steep for 3-5 hours at room temperature.
  5. While tea is steeping, peel peaches and cut into chunks. Reserve a few slices for garnishing.
  6. Using a food processor, purée the peach chunks.
  7. Add sugar, if peaches are not especially sweet.
  8. Remove tea leaves from pitcher.
  9. Add peach purée and stir. The tea will be pulpy, not clear

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