Many of us are familiar with hot chamomile tea, known for its beneficial soothing and calming qualities. However, iced chamomile tea with a splash of apple juice and grape juice is also delicious, and very refreshing. Try some iced chamomile tea on a hot summer afternoon.
Things You'll Need
- 1 cup water
- Small saucepan with lid
- 1 tsp. dried chamomile blossoms
- 4 tbsp. white grape juice
- 4 tbsp. apple juice
- 2 tall glasses
- Ice cubes
- Chilled apple slices and grapes for garnish
- Lemon slices
Put 1 cup of water in a small saucepan and bring it to a boil over medium high heat.
Add 1 tsp. of dried chamomile blossoms to the boiling water and put the lid on the saucepan. Let the mixture simmer for about 30 seconds.
Remove the saucepan from the heat and let it cool slightly before putting the chamomile tea in a pitcher. Set the container in the refrigerator to cool completely before proceeding.
Mix the chilled chamomile tea with 4 tbsp. white grape juice and 4 tbsp. apple juice.
Put several ice cubes in two tall glasses and pour the chamomile tea mixture over the ice cubes.
Garnish the glasses with chilled grapes and apple slices, and serve.
Serve the chamomile iced tea with lemon slices and honey as desired.
Tips & Warnings
- If you want to save time, make chamomile tea from two regular tea bags, and then add the white grape juice and apple juice as directed above.