Try a refreshing herbal twist to your summer iced tea. This cold Linden tea, infused with mint and lemon and served on ice is a delicious and pretty beverage for the summer.
In recent weeks we’ve been picking our own Linden tree flowers and leaves and drying them. You can easily dry your own Linden tree flowers collected from your own neighbourhood.
In addition to making a delicious non-caffeinated hot tea, we love it as iced tea! It’s a nice alternative to traditional iced tea which is usually made from caffeinated teas such as orange pekoe. With it’s anti-anxiety properties, Linden tea is suggested as a good before-bed tea. Moreover, its beautiful red colour makes it a pretty beverage on your dinner table! Here’s a refreshing and easy iced tea recipe to enjoy.
Mint and Lemon Infused Linden Tea on Ice Recipe
Mint and Lemon Infused Linden Tea on Ice
- 2 L steeped and then cooled Linden tea use your own, or purchased tea-bags
- 1/2 lemon sliced
- 2 sprigs fresh mint
- 1 cup ice
- sweetener optional, e.g. honey, sugar, stevia
- Poor cooled tea over ice.
- Add lemon slices and mint leaves.
You can easily prepare a large pitcher of this iced Linden tea for your back yard BBQ and add it alongside a DIY hot tea bar for your gatherings. It also tastes amazing alongside our zucchini bread with berries.
Do you have a favourite iced tea recipe for the summer?