A glass of berry iced tea made with berry loose tea, ginger and berries. With berries on the table and sprigs of mint.
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5 from 4 votes

Berry Iced Tea with Ginger and Mint

This refreshing berry iced tea is quick and easy to make. Berry tea is infused with ginger and lemon juice then served with berries and crushed mint over ice. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Cooling time20 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: International
Servings: 6
Calories: 26kcal
Author: Kate Hackworthy | Veggie Desserts

Ingredients

  • 1 litre water
  • 2 tbsp sugar (optional) or honey or other sweetener
  • 1 inch piece of ginger (peeled and cut into five slices)
  • 3 tablespoons of loose berry tea (or 3 tea bags; I used We Are Tea Super Berry)
  • Juice of 1 lemon

To serve

  • 10 raspberries
  • 10 blueberries
  • 5 strawberries halved
  • 15 mint leaves
  • ½ a lemon thinly sliced
  • ice cubes

Instructions

  • Bring the water to a boil, add the sugar and ginger and stir until the sugar dissolves. 
  • Remove from the heat, add the tea and allow to steep for 5 minutes. 
  • Strain out the leaves and ginger over a bowl and allow the liquid to cool and stir in the lemon juice. 
  • Taste for sweetness. If you’d like it sweeter, dissolve a little sugar in hot water and add to the tea. If you’d like it more tart, add a little more lemon juice.
  • Add the ice to a large jug or into glasses, along with the fruit and mint leaves lightly crushed to release their flavour. Pour in the cooled tea and serve chilled.

Nutrition

Calories: 26kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 41mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 12.5mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.2mg