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