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Orange Cinnamon Tea

This Orange Cinnamon Iced Tea is fruity and refreshing with a gentle cinnamon aroma. It is a fantastic summer iced tea that takes little effort to make.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Vietnamese
Keyword: orange cinnamon iced tea, tra cam que
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 96kcal
Author: Sophie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water (240ml)
  • 2 cinnamon sticks, rinsed (about 0.4 oz or 10-12g)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons black tea
  • juice from 2 navel oranges (just under 1 cup/220-240ml)
  • 1-2 tablespoons honey
  • plenty of ice

Instructions

  • Add water and cinnamon sticks to a small saucepan. Place over medium heat and once the water is about to bubble rapidly, lower the heat to a gentle simmer. Cover and simmer with the lid slightly askew for 4-5 minutes.
  • After 4-5 minutes, turn off the heat and add black tea to the saucepan. Cover with the lid slightly askew and steep for 4-5 minutes.
  • Strain the tea and stir in the honey. Let it cool down slightly.
  • If you have a cocktail shaker, add half of the brewed tea, half of the orange juice and plenty of ice cubes. Shake vigorously. Add some ice to a serving glass and immediately pour the iced tea into the glass.
  • If you don't have a cocktail shaker, chill the brewed black tea in the refrigerator for 20-30 minutes. After that, stir the tea with the orange juice. Pour into serving glasses with plenty of ice.

Nutrition

Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 273mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 258IU | Vitamin C: 62mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1mg