STRAWBERRY BASIL WHITE TEA SMASH

 

  • Cooking Time: 5
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 2

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons dry White Pomegranate Zhi Tea
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 5 cups cold water
  • 1 pint strawberries
  • ¼ cup sugar or agave
  • basil leaves
  • ice
  • 8 oz vodka or gin*optional

Directions

  • 1. Fill half gallon pitcher with ice
  • 2. Steep 4 tbs of dry White Pomegrante Tea in 2 cups of hot water for 3 minutes. (Be mindful of water temperature as to not scald the tea).
  • 3. Pour steeped tea into half gallon pitcher over ice.
  • 4. Add 5 cups of cold water to the pitcher.
  • 5. In a separate bowl, use your wooden spoon to muddle sweetener, 1 cup strawberries, and 12 leaves of basil.
  • 6. Pour strawberry smash into pitcher as well.
  • 7. Stir to mix.
  • 8. Taste. You can add more mint and sweeten further.
  • 9. If you’d like to make it into a cocktail, add some vodka or gin.
  • 10. Now, your pitcher of iced tea is complete.
  • 11. Pour over cups filled with ice and enjoy!
  • 12. Garnish with a berry fan or basil leaf.

Notes

This beautiful berry infused tea will bliss out any summer picnic and pool party. The recipe below makes a ½ gallon pitcher and can be enjoyed as a mocktail or cocktail.

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