Teas, Infusions & Ice Teas make for best companions. There’s hardly any activity that you love & enjoy for your leisure times, that may not pair well with the beloved beverage of Tea. Reading, shopping, binging on shows, chilling with friends, working out, travelling, cleaning up, cooking, working, conferences, winding down, paintings, watching the sun rise, listening to music. Ice brews in particular are perfect mates for hot summer activities or sweaty activities, maybe activities that heat you up mentally! All in all, there’s a tea for every occasion. Here is our take on what activities you can undertake with a sipper full of iced tea:
Scathing heat waves, sweat and perennial squirm. Summer is here. Life seems like an endless road in the middle of a thirsty desert. You need something to hold onto through this torturous time; something that cab give solace to the gentle soul.
Cold water? Err… not much comforting. Cold latte? Too much caffeine. Sleepless nights. How about a very long glass of Ice Brew?
Ice Brew!!! There is something in the name. That feels like a respite in scorching summer. But wait a minute. Is it something hot steeped and then cooled? No. Not at all. Rather it’s cold brewed; and served on the rocks.
Wow. That would be really soul freshening; especially on a summer afternoon or just after sun down.
Yes. Undoubtedly. For the first time in India, TE-A-ME is offering the range of, one and only kind, ice brew drink. A delicious, all-natural and super-healthy blend of fruits, herbs and all the good things in every sip. No boiling water. No steeping herbs. No mixing with ice to cool down. No added sugar. No artificial color.
It’s simple to make and super cool to have.
- Place the bag in a glass of water
- Pour ice and stir well
- Keep it for 5 minutes
- Voila! Enjoy
Get you Ice Brew bags today. Choose from the nerve-soothing flavours:
Lychee – The iced rush of fresh lychees is all you need for the summer afternoon by the pool.
Wild berry – Taste the smooth romance of summer strawberries and ripe raspberries blended with crushed ice. Made for your sunny days.
Lemon – Warm summer evenings? Lose yourself in zesty, lemony delicious dipped in ice. Freshness awaits in every sip you take.
Mint Green – This iced blend gives you the sharp zest of icy mint any time of the day. The best part? It’s balanced with calming green tea.
Peach – It’s the smooth satisfaction of fresh peaches blended with the bold flavour of black iced tea.
And gift yourself the best thing in this summer.
In a couple of months, we’ll be well into the winter season. And that’s when we start craving warm, comforting drinks. Winter is also the time when we are prone to catch cold and flu. The apple cinnamon infusion, as the name suggests, combines the fruity flavour of apples with a hint of spicy cinnamon. You can serve this drink on any occasion and at any time of the day – morning, afternoon, or bedtime. Plus, it’s a healthy concoction that’s great for sore throats and can also soothe your winter blues.
But that’s not all — you can also use Apple Cinnamon Infusion to make wonderful mocktails that are great all year round!
Today, we’re sharing with you a few amazing Apple Cinnamon Infusion-based recipes that are delicious and perfect for parties and get-togethers.
Make a Warm Cuppa in Minutes
This is a basic recipe of making apple cinnamon infusion, which takes hardly a few minutes to prepare and the ingredients are easily available in your kitchen. So let’s get started.
Things you will need to serve two people:
- Water- 500 ml
- Te-A-Me Apple Cinnamon Infusion – 2 bags
- Lemon- 1, thinly sliced
- Sugar or honey – according to your taste
- 3-4 thin wedges of an apple for garnishing (optional)
Take water in a saucepan and bring it to a boil. Place the infusion bags in individual cups. After the water boils, turn off the flame and pour it into the cups. Let the bags steep in the hot water for around 3-5 minutes. During this time, the water will be infused with the flavours of apple and cinnamon.
After the infusion bags have steeped well, take them out. Add a few drops of lemon juice to each cup. Add sugar or honey, as per your taste. If you are watching your health, substitute sugar with honey.
If you wish, you can garnish the drink with 1-2 apple wedges before serving.
That’s it, your tasty Apple Cinnamon infusion is now ready to be served.
Bourbon Apple Cinnamon Cocktail
This cocktail recipe will serve two people and can be a great addition to your parties. Here’s what you’ll need:
- A 1-inch piece of fresh ginger
- 2 bags of Te-A-Me Apple Cinnamon Infusion
- 1 shot of bourbon
- Honey or sugar – to taste
- A squeeze of lemon juice
- Ground cinnamon/sugar for rimming glass
- Apple juliennes for garnishing (Optional)
The first step is to prep the glass in which you’ll serve the drink. For this, you need to peel the ginger and rub it onto the rim of a cocktail glass. Dip glass rim in a cinnamon/sugar mixture and keep inside your fridge until needed.
Brew two cups of Apple Cinnamon infusion and set aside to cool.
Now, crush the piece of ginger and extract its juice in a glass. Stir well with some crushed ice to release the ginger flavor. To this, add the Apple Cinnamon infusion, bourbon, honey/sugar, and lemon juice.
Shake well and serve immediately or you can also make it ahead of a party and store in your fridge.
Take out the cocktail glasses from the fridge right before serving. Layer 1/4th of the glass with more crushed ice. Pour the mixture into the glasses. You can garnish with julienned apples if you want.
Fizzy Apple Cinnamon Punch
This tasty kid-friendly version of a non-alcoholic punch will have even adults asking for more. Here’s what you’ll need to rustle up one big jar of this drink:
- 4 bags of Te-A-Me Apple Cinnamon Infusion
- 2 3-inch sticks of cinnamon
- 750 ml of club soda
- Freshly squeezed juice of 2 lemons
- Honey or sugar to sweeten
- A sprig of fresh mint leaves for garnishing (optional)
Place Te-A-Me Apple Cinnamon Infusion bags and cinnamon sticks in a pot and fill with 2 cups of boiling water. Let the mix brew for 10-15 minutes. Remove the infusion bags and cinnamon sticks and set the brew aside in the refrigerator to chill.
In a big jar, combine club soda, infusion mix, and lemon juice. Add honey or sugar to taste. Stir gently and serve immediately with crushed ice. Garnish with mint leaves, if desired.
Orange-Lemon-Apple Infusion Mocktail
A refreshing sweet, fruity, and citrusy mocktail that you can make in less than 20 minutes. For this delightful concoction, you’ll need the following ingredients:
- 4 bags of Te-A-Me Apple Cinnamon Infusion
- 4 cups of water
- 2 cups of chilled apple juice
- 3 cups of fresh orange juice
- 3 cups of chilled lemonade
- Honey or sugar to sweeten
- Lemon wedges, apple slices and mint leaves for garnishing
Brew 4 bags of Te-A-Me Apple Cinnamon Infusion in 4 cups of boiling water for 10-15 minutes. Remove the infusion bags and set the brew aside to cool completely.
In a big jar, combine apple juice, fresh orange juice, lemonade, and infusion mix. Add honey or sugar to taste. Stir gently and pour over ice in a cocktail glass. Serve immediately garnished with lemon wedges, apple slices, and mint leaves.
Orange ginger infusion drink is a perfect pick-me-up beverage that can revive your senses and boost your mood after a long, tiring day. It’s easy to make and can help you relax almost instantly. While it’s tasty as it is, you can also use the orange ginger infusion to create refreshing fruity iced teas and delicious tea-based mocktails.
The antioxidant-rich ingredients of this infusion packs in a healthy punch and the wonderful assortment of flavours — such as orange peel, ginger, apple, cinnamon, clove and hibiscus — are an unforgettable treat to the senses. That said, let’s check out these 3 amazing fruit infused drink recipes using the orange ginger infusion.
1. Orange Ginger Drink with Rosemary
The orange ginger infusion drink with a punch of rosemary can help change your mood in seconds. This calming concoction is not only rich in antioxidants but also helps to lower stress levels and boosts your immunity system.
The drink can be easily made within a few minutes. The beverage doesn’t require many ingredients as the Te-A-Me orange ginger infusion contains exotic ingredients like hibiscus and sweet blackberry leaves. Here’s what you’ll need to make two servings of this drink:
- 2 bags of Te-A-Me Orange Infusion
- 3 cups of water
- 2 rosemary sprigs (reserve some for garnishing)
- A squeeze or two of lemon juice
- Sugar or honey, as per taste
Mix sugar, water, and rosemary spring together in a saucepan and bring it to a boil on medium-high heat. Stir well in between so that the sugar gets dissolved and the flavour of rosemary is infused with water. Turn off the flame.
Let the mixture steep for 5 more minutes and then place the infusion bags into it. Allow the mix to brew for 15-20 minutes. Squeeze in a few drops of lemon juice. Discard the infusion bags and the rosemary sprig.
You can serve this drink as a hot beverage or as an iced drink. If you’re serving it hot, gently reheat the mixture and pour into individual cups. For serving it chilled, pour over ice and garnish with rosemary leaves.
2. Orange Ginger Mojito
Mojitos are party hits. And, the orange ginger infusion can take the drink to a whole new level. Give this recipe a try at your next party, you can thank us later!
Here’s what you’ll need:
- 4 bags of Te-A-Me Orange Infusion
- 4 cups of water
- ½ cup thinly sliced cucumber
- 6-8 lemon wedges
- Powdered sugar or honey to taste
- 4-5 sprigs of fresh mint leaves
- 4 cups of club soda
Prepare the Te-A-Me Orange Infusion by brewing it for 10-15 minutes in 4 cups of hot water. Set aside to cool.
Place the mint leaves at the bottom of a tall glass. Gently squish the leaves with the back of a wooden spoon to release the aromatic oils. But be careful not to mush it up. Add lemon wedges and do the same. Mix in honey/sugar and cucumber slices. Fill the glass halfway with ice and pour over the brewed drink and stir lightly. Finish with chilled soda and more mint leaves to garnish.
3. Orange Ginger Vanilla Fizz
This is a drink that kids will love, no matter how picky they are! As such it’s a great beverage to be included in birthday party menus. Here’s what you’ll need to make 4 servings:
- 2 bags of Te-A-Me Orange Ginger Infusion
- 2 cups of water
- 1/2 cup of freshly squeezed orange juice
- 1/2 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
- Sugar or honey to taste
- 1/2 cup club soda
- 4-5 drops of Vanilla essence
Place Te-A-Me Orange Ginger Infusion bags in a pot and fill with 2 cups of boiling water. Allow it to brew for 10-15 minutes. Remove the infusion bags and keep the brew inside the refrigerator to chill.
In a mixing jar, combine the orange juice, lemon juice, sugar/honey, and vanilla essence. Add the chilled mix. Pour into individual serving glasses over ice and top it off with club soda.