Make the most of summer stone fruit with this fragrant update on classic iced tea. Fresh peaches are infused with vanilla chai tea for a refreshing treat. Serve over ice with fresh mint for a cool summer spritz.

  • Serves 4 (makes 1.2ltr)
  • 10 mins to prepare, plus cooling
  • 54 calories / serving
  • Healthy


  • 3 very ripe peaches
  • 5 vanilla chai teabags
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • ice cubes, to serve
  • fresh mint sprigs, to serve
  • ½ lemon, juiced


  1. Stone and thinly slice the peaches. Put two-thirds in a large heatproof jug with the teabags and sugar and pour over 750ml boiling water. Stir vigorously to dissolve the sugar and bruise the peaches, then leave to infuse for 4 mins. Discard the teabags, then set aside to cool completely.
  2. Fill 4 tall glasses with ice and the mint. Stir a little lemon juice into the cooled tea. Add a little more sugar or lemon juice to taste. Pour into the glasses and garnish with the remaining peach slices.