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Make a cold brew iced tea

The secret to the best iced tea is to brew it cold and let it steep for long hours.
Find out here how to make a cold-brewed iced tea step by step.


Cold brewed iced tea is sure to be a better iced tea than hot brewed iced tea. By the way, that's how you should always make iced tea, it is a game changer, patience is the secret ingredient!

Cold brew tea is a slow, gentle brewing process that creates a smoother, sweeter tasting tea. Tannins, which make tea bitter, are not “macerated” in cold water as in hot water. This means that the tea will not be bitter but much smoother.

Because cold brew does not involve hot water, it's perfect to make during the hot summer months and it's still the easiest way to brew iced tea.
However, unlike hot brewing, it takes a minimum of 12 hours of brewing.

What you need:

Tea of ​​your choice: 1.5 teaspoon of loose tea or 1 tea bag
Volume of water: 1 cup (8 fl oz.)
Water temperature: cold
Infusion time: 12 hours

Preparation steps

STEP 1: Put tea and water in a pitcher or glass container.

Use cool or room temperature water. No need to boil water to brew cold tea. The tastiest tea is made with the best water, so use filtered water.

STEP 2: Cover the pitcher and refrigerate for at least 12 hours.

Most teas should be cold brewed for at least 12 hours EXCEPT green teas. Green tea like sencha should only be cold brewed for 3 hours.

Green tea in general is more delicate to prepare, both hot and cold. It can taste bitter if not prepared properly. Black tea, oolong tea and herbal teas are the easiest to prepare because and must be steeped for 12 hours.

STEP 3: Filter the tea leaves.

Instead of using a strainer, the easiest way to brew cold brew tea is to use a teapot with a filter as you can simply remove the infuser instead of straining the tea into another container.

STEP 4: Pour the tea into a cup with or without ice.

Cold brew tea is already cooled, so adding ice is optional.

Cold iced tea contains caffeine, unless you used herbal tea

All types of teas can be cold infused, some precautions should be taken with tea see (see above)

Cold tea will keep for 4 days in the refrigerator

It is best to buy loose tea for brewing as it is generally better, but it is quite possible to use teabags.
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Frozen tea lollipop recipes for summer


It is high time to offer you new tea recipes perfect for the summer!
Simple recipes, gourmet and refreshing, we can never have enough! Find in this article several recipes of tea-based lollipops very simple to make!

To see all our recipes visit the blog

A fruity, tangy and vitaminized lollipop h2>This first recipe will surely please your toddlers and yourself of course!Ultra-simple it is much healthier to eat than ice lolly industrial so why not?

Pineapple, banana, kiwi and lemon tea lollipops

The ingredients you need: b>2 cups fresh pineapple cut into cubes1 small banana1 kiwi1 cup (250 ml) of lemon tea1 1/2 tsp. (7 ml) vanillaA teaspoon of sugar For preparation: b>Cut fresh fruits into cubes or mix them according to your preferencesAdd the cup of lemon tea, vanilla and sugarMix it allPour into lollipop moldsPut in the freezer at least 8 hours

A creamy and gourmet lollipop h2>

Yogurt and fruity tea lollipop

The ingredients you need b>3 fruit tea spoons (of your choice)½ cup of water1 cup plain yogurt or vanilla1 peach / a handful of strawberries or raspberries all mixed For preparation: b>Brew teaMix the fruits and mix with the yogurtMix yogurt and brewed teaPour into ice lollipop containersFreeze for 8 hours minimum

A sweet and tasty lollipop h2>

Honey and lemon mango lollipops

The ingredients you need b>3 cups frozen or fresh mango pieces1/4 cup of sugar1 lime1 cup (250 ml) of milk infused with a fruity tea of ​​your choice For preparation: b>Brew tea in hot milkMix the mangoMix the mango mixed with the milkAdd sugar and limePour into ice lollipop containersFreeze for 8 hours minimumAs an option for this recipe, and only for adults :) it is possible to add a shot glass Rum!

How to make your own tea mixes

Are you a fan of "Do it yourself"? We yes! So why not try creating your own blends from tea and flavors that you like? Nothing is easier, just get the right basic words and especially let your imagination run wild! Do you like the idea? So read quickly this article!

Making tea loose at home: Step 1 h2>![make-the-house.jpg]( you get into making your own **in bulk**, here are some basic reminders!The absorbs very quickly the odors that can easily alter its taste. It is important to bring **airtight containers** in which you can and put your mixes.Also prefer medium size containers so you do not waste too much tea!

Choosing the right basic tea h3>First of all, to make your own mixes you have to choose a good **basic tea**! Choose the one that seems most appropriate to you according to your desires. This is a good choice. On the contrary, your goal is to give you a hand then **green and black teas** will be more appropriate.You like to add it, **green tea, black tea, whitetea, Roobois** ...... to you to choose the one that will suit the best, do not hesitate to read this article. varieties of teas] ( you opt for a green tea, it is particularly interesting to see its sheets in large format.For black tea, an assam will be perfect and for herbal teas a **nature rooibos** will do the trick.

Which ingredients to choose for a good flavored tea? h2>![prepare-son-the.jpg]( be honest, there are no bad or good ingredients, but there is nothing else to say.

Spices h3>- For tea: cardamom, pink pepper, cocoa, vanilla, ginger, cinnamon,- For Chinese green tea: lemongrass, ginger, mint, chai- For white tea: flowers, mint, rose, violet, vanilla,- For rooibos: spices, ginger, mint, hibiscus, mate ...

Here is a list of flowers and spices to inspire you h4>- lavender- cinnamon- chamomile- Star anise- Dried hibiscus leaves- cloves- badiane- Vanilla pod- Thyme- Ginger- Violets- Jasmine- Verbena

Berries and sweets h3>There are no restrictions, on the contrary! Go according to your desires, but here are those who can advise you:- Apples- Pineapple- Coconut- Marigold petals- Dried mango- Dried lemon- Cranberry- Papaya- Fisheries- Oranges- Raspberries- Strawberries- Cornflower- Cassis- etc

Perfect recipe idea for a summer tea h2>![the-ice.jpg]('s a very easy-to-use recipe idea that you can eat both hot and cold, and decline if you want!- 100 g Assam black tea or green tea or Roobois (herbal tea)- 30 g dried berries: pineapple, apple, raspberries, cherries and mangos- 5 g dried coconut- Some rose petals to enhance the taste and smellDo not forget this is an example of a recipe but you can simply create one totally totally adapted to your tastes!Feel free to share your recipes with us, we are very curious to discover new recipes and flavors!See you soon.

Easter desserts with tea


Soon Easter, another time of the year that we highly appreciate, we gourmands that we are! As you know we like to offer tasty and tasty recipes based on tea! So this time again, discover in this article some succulent recipes to delight the taste buds of your family and friends :)

Find many tea recipes on the blog!

Matcha and raspberry tea cake h2>We love this recipe, the sweet taste of raspberries goes perfectly with the bitterness of Matcha tea! In addition this recipe is without butter :)

The ingredients h3>- 100 g of sugar- 60 g of almond powder- 110 g flour- 3 beaten eggs- 200 g of white chocolate- 100 g of applesauce- 20 cl of liquid cream- 100 g raspberries- ½ packet of yeast- 3 teaspoons of Matcha tea

Preparation h3>Mix the almond powder and the sugar. Add the eggs and the flour.Melt the white chocolate and pour it into the previous mixture. Then add the rest of the ingredients: the yeast, the compote, the matcha tea and the liquid cream. Mix everything to obtain a homogeneous paste.Pour the dough into a cake tin, put some raspberries and pour some dough. Bake for 40 minutes at 350 ° F.Do not hesitate to add some raspberries in decoration!

Popsicle with green tea h2>This is the perfect snack to please your children, particularly ideal for Easter as it is easy to hide anywhere in the house or garden! For the cake b>100 g of sweet butter100g of flour100 g caster sugar2 eggs1 teaspoon of matcha tea or green tea powder1/2 teaspoon baking powder For the decor b>100 g of white, black or milk chocolate to suit your taste.100 g of cream cheesesceneryLollipop sticks made of wood or plastic

Preparation h3>In a bowl, mix the eggs, the sugar. Add matcha or green tea, flour, yeast and butter. Mix the dough and put in the oven for 30 minutes.Once cooked, mix the cake with the cream cheese then form regular balls. Arrange on a plate and place in the refrigerator.Melt the chocolate, dip the cake balls and add the decorations, put back in the fridge for an hour!It's up to you!

Gentle, light cream with vanilla and earl gray tea h2>To finish gently, we offer a delicious recipe and sweet, a cream with vanilla and earl gray!

The ingredients h3>20 cl of liquid cream (minimun 3.25%)35 cl of milk2 vanilla pods or natural vanilla extract2 eggs + 1 egg yolk2 tablespoons of honey2 tablespoons blond sugar1 teaspoon of Earl Gray tea

Preparation h3>Preheat the oven to 350 ° FWhip the eggs with the egg yolk and honey. Heat the milk, sugar and vanilla over low heat. Infuse 5 minutes and filter the preparation.Add the cream on the mixture, mix. Add it to individual pots and bake for one hour at 200 ° F.Let cool and enjoy!**And what are your favorite recipes for Easter?**

How to prepare a bubble tea at home

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Do you crave ** bubble tea ** or ** pearl tea ** but are you having trouble finding one near you? Did you know that it is not so complicated to prepare a bubble tea at home, in addition you can add the flavors of your choice! Does it tempt you? Let's go! Discover in this article what bubble tea is and how to prepare it!

What is bubble tea?

Bubble tea or bead tea originated in Taiwan and was invented in the 80's. Bubble tea is a ** hot or cold tea ** with ** tapioca pearls **, milk and different flavors, it is available to all tastes. It is now very popular all over the world.
The tapioca pearls bring a sweetness and a particular flavor to this drink.
This delicious drink is consumed with a straw of large diameter in order to suck the pearls!

Prepare your homemade bubble tea

Contrary to what we can think, bubble tea is a very easy drink to prepare, here is a basic recipe that you can adapt according to your tastes.


Some water
Black tea
Syrup, a teaspoon
Tapioca pearls
Ice cubes (optional)

Bubble tea preparation

The preparation of the bubble tea is relatively simple but requires to follow several steps. Here are the 5 steps to follow for an ** exquisite ** bubble tea!

Step 1

Heat the water, do not boil it, about 90 degrees. Infuse 1 teaspoon of black tea or green tea according to your preference in 150 ml of water. Let cool if you want a ** cold bubble tea **!

2nd step

Cook the ** tapioca pearls **. In a saucepan, add 30 grams of tapioca pearls and add 300 ml of water and a teaspoon of sugar. Bring everything to a boil and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, the time varies according to your preferences, if you want pearls more or less firm decrease the cooking time.
Once cooked, drain them and go under cold water.

Step 3

Prepare the sweetened liquid, for that melt 33 grams of sugar in 33 ml of boiling water. Decrease the amount of sugar if desired.

Step 4

Mix the tea, add the same quantity of milk (150 ml), then add the flavored powder and 2-3 spoonfuls of sweetened liquid in a shaker. MIX it, add ice cubes if you want your cold bubble tea, and mix again.

Step 5

Pour the tapioca pearls into a glass, add your mixture, mix!
Your bubble tea is now ready to be tasted! No need to run the streets to get them :)

See even more tea recipes here : tea recipes

And what are your favorite tea recipes? Share them with us!
See you soon, Team T • Surprise.

Our favorite iced tea recipes

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At the arrival of the autumn season our desires change, our desires for teas differ, fruity and sweet flavors give way to spicy notes! No question of leaving behind ** our favorite iced tea recipes *! We have prepared for you * recipes of easy frozen teas *, fast and perfectly adapted for this beautiful autumn season!
In this article today, find three *
iced tea recipes ** that are ultra-gourmet and easy to make!

Spicy iced tea recipe

This simple beverage is perfect to bring a tasty and greedy note during the day. Do not hesitate to adapt the recipe according to your tastes and replace ingredients with those of your choice!


· 3 sachets or 4 tablespoons of green tea leaves
· 1.5 l of boiling water
· 4 cases of sugar
· 1 zest and the juice of 2 limes
· 1 pinch of cinnamon


Boil the water then add the lemon zest and sugar, stir until a perfectly homogeneous mixture, let simmer 2-3 minutes until the sugar dissolves.
Remove the pan from the heat and add ** the tea ** either in a tea strainer or with tea bags ready. Let infuse the mixture for 30 minutes, add lemon juice and pinch of cinnamon.
Allow the mixture to cool for one hour at room temperature then place in the refrigerator until your tea is cold!
Plunder ice, add it all in a pitcher or directly in glass! All you have to do is enjoy :)

Iced mint lemon and ginger tea

After a tasty ** spicy iced tea recipe *, we offer you an energizing and stimulating iced tea recipe perfect for * boosting your immunity ** and fighting the small microbes of everyday life!
It's no secret that lemon is an excellent ** source of vitamin C *, a powerful * antioxidant and anti-inflammatory *, in short an ally of choice to consume all year!
Ginger, on the other hand, is also a powerful *
antioxidant ** but is also excellent for your ** digestive health *! It fights against the * bloating ** and the small inconveniences of the everyday life that we are numerous to meet. Ginger combines perfectly with lemon for even more flavor and efficiency!
Finally mint is the perfect flavor to bring a sweet and sweet note!


· 1 liter of hot water
· 4 tea bags black or loose
· 1 lemon,
· 30 ml fresh ginger, cut into large pieces
· 125 ml sugar or honey or agave syrup
· Some mint leaves


Boil the water, add the black tea bags and let steep for 5 minutes. Add the lemon juice, then the chopped ginger pieces, add the honey or agave syrup and finish with the mint leaves.
Mix everything and allow to cool in the ambient air. Once the mixture has cooled, put everything in the refrigerator.
Leave at least 5 hours and then filter everything into a new pitcher. Add some looted place, mint leaves and enjoy!

Alcohol iced tea recipe

For this last ** recipe of iced tea *, here is to realize for your evenings and to taste in moderation;)
We offer you an *
iced rum ** vanilla tea recipe, easy to make to impress your guests!

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· 4 tbsp. vanilla tea or 3 sachets
· 375 ml of boiling water
· 60 ml of liquid cream
· 95 ml brown rum
· 30 ml vanilla agave syrup


Boil the water and infuse the tea for 10-15 minutes.
Pour the ** infused tea ** into an ice cube tray and place in the freezer. Wait for the ice to come out well before taking it out.
Add the brown rum, agave syrup and lemon in a blender then add the tea ice cubes, mix everything, pour into glasses and garnish with a few slices of fruit!
The trick is played, it only remains to savor!

And what is your favorite iced tea recipe?

We hope you enjoyed these recipes! You can of course add or modify ingredients to get the perfect ** iced tea ** to satisfy your cravings!
And since we are curious, do not hesitate to share with us your recipes of iced teas with us :)
See you soon for new tea recipes!
The T.Surprise team.

Cocktail Frambo-Mambo

One of my favorite teas is white tea. I wanted to make a cocktail with raspberries. So we created the Frambo-Mambo cocktail.

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- 6 tbsp. tea or white tea bags
- 1 cup of boiling water
- Maple syrup
- Ice cubes
- 1 cup of berry juice
- 15 frozen raspberries
- 3 oz of vodka

Preparation steps:

Infuse the white tea 4 to 7 minutes of boiling water. Add the maple syrup, then pour into a pitcher filled with ice cubes. Add the juice, raspberries and vodka. Mix everything. Garnish raspberry glasses on a stick and serve.

Strawberry-O-Tea Cocktail

With summer, what better than a delicious iced tea cocktail. Marie-France now offers a cocktail based on strawberry iced tea.

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Ingredients for the preparation:

  • 6 tbsp. tea or tea bags with berries
  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • Ice cubes
  • 3 oz of gin
  • 2 teaspoons fresh syrup
  • 1 cup sparkling water
  • Sliced ​​strawberry

How to prepare your cocktail?

Infuse tea 4 to 7 minutes in boiling water. Pour into a pitcher filled with ice cubes. Add gin, strawberry syrup, sparkling water and sliced ​​strawberries. Mix everything. Garnish the glasses with a strawberry and serve.

Island iced tea cocktail

I had a sudden urge to make lemon iced black tea. After a few tries, Marie-France and I designed a cocktail made from tequila, rum and vodka. We called it Island Tea Cocktail! It is to consume with moderation!

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  • 6 tbsp. tea or black tea bags with lemon
  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • Honey to taste
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 oz of brown rum
  • 1 oz of tequila
  • 1 oz of vodka
  • 2 oz of triple sec
  • 1 sliced lemon

The steps for preparation:

Infuse tea 4 to 7 minutes in boiling water. Add the honey and pour into a pitcher filled with ice cubes. Add rum, tequila, vodka, triple sec and sliced lemons. Mix it up, and garnish the lemon glasses, and you can enjoy your festive cocktail for the summer.

Mentalime Iced Tea Cocktail

Summer is well established, the heat is presence, what better of a cocktail of iced tea to cool off. Here is a simple and original recipe to concoct: The Mentalime tea cocktail.

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  • 6 teaspoons or tea bags with mint
  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • Honey (to taste)
  • Ice cubes
  • 3 oz of white rum
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1 cup sparkling water
  • 8 mint leaves
The preparation steps:

Infuse tea 4 to 7 minutes in boiling water. Add honey and pour into a pitcher filled with ice cubes. Add rum, lime juice, sparkling water and mint leaves. Mix everything. Garnish glasses with lime wedges.

After the preparation, relax on your terrace with friends or a good book, with your iced tea cocktail.

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