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
Recipe developed and tested by Carmen Niehaus

25 fl oz (3 cups) Carmien Floral Berry 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



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, 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, mugs 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