Berry Ice Tea Crush

A refreshing Berry Ice Tea Crush that’s ideal for get-togethers during the hot Summer months, with the added benefits of Rooibos tea.

Makes about: 50 fl oz
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooling time: 20 min


  • 25 fl oz (3 cups) Carmién Rooibos tea, made with 6-8 bags
  • 1 fl oz (2 tablespoons) lime juice
  • About 12 fl oz (1.5 cups) clear apple juice
  • A handful of frozen mixed berries eg raspberries, blueberries, blackberries
  • 2 basil leaves
  • 0.3 oz (2 teaspoons) sugar or to taste
  • Pinch of salt


  • Ice
  • Tonic water or sparkling water to top up
  • 1 small jalapeno chilli
  • Thin apple slices
  • Handful of blueberries
  • 1-2 basil leaves

  1. Infuse the tea until cooled, and remove the tea bags, making sure to give it a good squeeze. Mix tea, lime juice and apple juice and cool till needed.
  2. Process the frozen berries with the basil leaves, sugar and salt till smooth. Spoon into a jar, mug or glasses.
  3. Add the refrigerated tea and top with tonic water or sparkling water to taste. Add some ice.
  4. Add jalapeno chilli, sliced apple and basil leaves.