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Strawberry Basil Iced Tea With Maple Syrup

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A glass of iced tea with maple syrup is a great hot summer day drink! This one is made special with strawberry and basil. So refreshing!

Strawberry Basil & Maple Syrup Iced Tea

Iced Tea with Maple Syrup? Why Not!

I love to have a nice drink on my balcony at the end of the day. A glass of wine or beer are the perfect ‘end of the day summer drinks’, but I don’t like having an alcoholic drink every night and honestly, a glass of water just doesn’t give that romantic summer night feeling that I’m searching for. The perfect solution? Iced tea.

I love experimenting with drinks, and this one is my latest. Strawberry basil iced tea with maple syrup. The maple syrup gives it a perfect sweetness and the strawberry and basil gives it a fresh fruity taste.

Strawberry Basil & Maple Syrup Iced Tea

Strawberry Basil Iced Tea
Prep Time
15 mins
 

An early summer iced tea made using strawberries and maple syrup as the sweetener.

Course: Drinks
Servings: 8
Ingredients
  • 3 tea bags
  • 2 cups diced strawberries
  • 20 basil leaves
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
Instructions
  1. Steep 3 tea bags in boiled water until the tea is steeped to your preference.

  2. In a sauce pan combine 3/4 cup water and 3/4 cup maple syrup with your strawberries and basil

  3. Bring mixture to a boil and let boil for about 15 minutes until the strawberries are soft

  4. Pour the strawberry mixture through a strainer to remove the chunks and add the liquid mixture into the steeped tea and stir

  5. Allow the mixture to cool and then place in the fridge to chill. Serve with ice and enjoy!

Strawberry Basil & Maple Syrup Iced Tea

Strawberry Basil & Maple Syrup Iced Tea

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  1. sweetsimpleday

    May 29th, 2015 at 11:47 am

    That tea looks so great!! Love all the photos.
    Thanks for sharing the recipe!! Xoxo

    http://www.sweetsimpleday.com

  2. Emily H

    May 29th, 2015 at 2:58 pm

    It is delicious!! Glad you like the photos 🙂 Thanks for commenting!

  3. Larissa

    May 31st, 2015 at 2:31 pm

    Hmmm looks good!
    xo.
    FROM HATS TO HEELS
    http://www.fromhatstoheels.com

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