Spiced Tropical Tea Cooler
Cool off with a combination of tangy fruit juices mixed with brewed citrus-spice tea.
- 6 cups water, divided
- 6 tea bags flavored with orange and spice
- 1 large fresh mint sprig
- 1 can (12 ounces) frozen orange-peach-mango juice concentrate
- 1/4 cup sugar
- Ice cubes
- Orange and additional fresh mint (optional)
Bring 4 cups of the water to a boil. Place tea bags and mint in Classic Batter Bowl; carefully add boiling water. Let steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bags and mint.
Place remaining 2 cups water, juice concentrate and sugar in Quick-Stir® Pitcher. Add hot tea; plunge until well mixed. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.
- 6 servings of 1 1/4 cups
Nutrients per serving:
Calories 140, total Fat 0 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrate 34 g, Protein 1 g, Sodium 40 mg, Fiber 0 g
U.S. Diabetic exchanges per serving:
1/2 starch, 1 1/2 fruit (2 carb)
To make Spiced Berry Tea Cooler, substitute 1 can (11.5 ounces) frozen cranberry-raspberry juice concentrate for the orange-peach-mango juice concentrate. Proceed as recipe directs.
Regular tea bags, whole cinnamon and cloves can be substituted for the flavored tea bags, if desired. Place 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches), 6 whole cloves and regular tea bags in batter bowl. After steeping, remove cinnamon and cloves along with tea bags and mint. Proceed as recipe directs.