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Iced apple tea recipe

Chill out with apple infusion

A cool glass of Iced Apple Tea. The refreshing infusion is easy to make, using tea plus apple juice and honey. It is flavored with apple and/or lemon slices.

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published August 24, 2005


Here's another option to try, among cold drinks to reach for in hot weather. It's easy to make and you'll probably find you already have all the ingredients on hand.

The U.S. Apple Association, which provides this recipe, also has ideas for Apple Blossom Ice Cream Soda and Apple Spritzer on its Web site (www.usapple.org)

Iced Apple Tea

6 tea bags

3 cups boiling water

1 teaspoon allspice

1/3 cup honey

3 cups apple juice or cider

Lemon slices, as desired

Apple slices, cut in circles, to garnish (optional)

Add tea bags to boiling water. Let stand 15 minutes.

Remove and add allspice, honey and apple juice. Simmer over low heat until honey is blended, about 1 minute. Chill.

Serve over ice with lemon slices, and apple rings if desired.

Makes 5 servings.

[Last modified August 23, 2005, 18:04:48]


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