Blood Orange and Basil Iced Tea
Servings 1 quart of iced tea
- 4 black tea bags
- 4 cups boiling water
- 1/2 cup freshly-squeezed blood orange juice approx. juice from one orange
- 3-4 fresh basil leaves chopped
- 1 1/2 tsp granulated sugar to taste
Boil four cups of water and pour over tea bags in a heatproof pitcher. Once tea has cooled off some, place pitcher in refrigerator to chill.
In a ice cube tray (or mini muffin pan), fill spaces with blood orange juice. Add a few pieces of basil to each cube, then sprinkle granulated sugar over top of each cube. Freeze cubes for a few hours.
Once tea is chilled and cubes are frozen, pour over ice cubes to serve.