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Passion fruit tea recipe

Do you want to find out the passion fruit tea recipe to enjoy on hot summer days? Is it easy to make? Let’s explore it through this article.

Introduction

Passion fruit tea is a great combination of distinctive tropical flavor and refreshing tea base. This drink becomes favored because of not only its taste but also its amazing health benefits. The passion fruit tea recipe is so simple to make and enjoy at a get-together, potluck or brunch. 

Ingredients in passion fruit tea recipe

Passion fruit tea is a herbal tea infusion prepared using a tea base along with fresh passion fruit or its essence. To make a wonderful glass of passion fruit tea, you will need to prepare the following ingredients: 

Passion fruit

Passion fruit is a tropical fruit with edible jelly-like pulp and seeds. They are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, which are all good to consume. Originated in South America, but currently, you can easily find this fruit in the supermarket or grocery stores. When making passion fruit tea, you should choose ripe ones. Watch out for passion fruits that are typically heavier than their normal size and have a purple, red, or yellow cover. They ought to smell fruity as well. 

Choose ripe passion fruits which smell fruity
Choose ripe passion fruits which smell fruity

Tea leaves

Black tea is a popular choice for iced tea because of its special flavor after fermentation. When blending with other ingredients, it can create a drink that is more than the sum of its components. In addition to black tea, green tea is also a great option. Both of them contain a lot of antioxidants and plant polyphenols. However, green tea has a stronger acrid taste than black tea. You should consider this feature to opt for the most suitable one. 

You can use loose tea or tea bags depending on your favorite. Tea bags seem to be more convenient because you don’t need to use a strainer to filter the tea after brewing it. Whatever you choose, both types are available in any store. 

Sweeteners

Passion fruit normally has a little tart taste, so a sweetener has a function to balance the flavor. You can add any type of sugar or honey as a healthier alternative. Other sugar-free substitutes can also be used such as stevia or monk fruit. 

Other ingredients

To enhance the flavor of passion fruit tea, mint leaves should be added. Fresh ones are recommended to bring a nice aroma. Besides, lime juice or lime slices are also suggested. Finally, don’t forget some ice cubes to make this drink cool and refreshing to enjoy on summer days.  

Passion fruit iced tea ingredients are easy to find
Passion fruit iced tea ingredients are easy to find

Passion fruit tea recipe

After preparing all the necessary ingredients, why not start making a delicious and cool cup of passion fruit tea immediately through just a few simple steps:

  • Step 1: Prepare the tea

Pour 4 cups of water into a saucepan, and boil it over medium-high heat. Then turn off the heat, add 2 teaspoons of loose tea or 2 tea bags, and let them steep for about 2 minutes. Take the tea bags out. If you use loose tea, use a tea strainer to filter it. 

Add sugar, honey, or any sweeteners you have and stir the mixture until it is dissolved. You can adjust the volume of sweeteners based on your demand. Then let it cool down for 10-15 minutes.

  • Step 2: Prepare the passion fruit

Cut the passion fruit in half and scoop the flesh. If you don’t like the seeds, you can remove them by using a sieve. Use a spoon to press and let the juice filter through the sieve. 

  • Step 3: Assemble the passion fruit tea

Put the tea mixture, passion fruit, or passion fruit juice into a jug. Add lime juice and peppermint leaves, then give it a good stir. 

Add some ice to the glass, pour the tea, and your passion fruit iced tea is ready to enjoy. 

Passion fruit tea is so easy through several steps
Passion fruit tea is so easy through several steps

Tips when making passion fruit iced tea recipe

When following passion fruit tea recipe, you should not over-steep it otherwise the taste will become bitter. The tea can be prepared in advance and chilled in a container in the fridge. Then whenever you want to enjoy it, just add the fresh passion fruit tea and it’s ready to enjoy. Even after you mix the tea, lime juice, and passion fruit juice, you can keep this mixture in the refrigerator for about 2-3 days. 

In terms of fresh passion fruit, in case you cannot find fresh one, you can replace it with frozen passion fruit pulp or puree. To add more flavor to your passion fruit tea, you can combine orange juice and lime juice. 

Besides, do you want to make your passion fruit tea look professional like the one in the coffee or tea shop? A tip to make your completed drink look fancier is in the decoration step, garnish it with some fresh mint leaves on top and 1 or 2 slices of lime around the cup. Your drink now is not only delicious but also eye-catching. 

Add fresh peppermint leaves and lime slices to make passion fruit tea look fancy
Add fresh peppermint leaves and lime slices to make passion fruit tea look fancy

Conclusion

All the ingredients of this passion fruit tea recipe are easy to find and some are even available in your house. Through just a few steps, a cool and refreshing cup of passion fruit tea is ready. Save this recipe and make it for your family and friends!

About Future Corporation Co.,Ltd

Future Generation Company Limited is one of the largest beverage suppliers in Vietnam, with 26 years of experience in production and export. FGC is equipped with modern machines such as Hotfill PET and TetraPak, ensuring high-capacity production. FGC strives to achieve our mission to become Vietnam’s leading healthy beverage company. Our factories also meet international standards such as ISO, HACCP, etc. In addition, we constantly innovate our machinery system, strengthen production capacity, and increase productivity. 

FGC also provides Private Label Services. With this service, we can help customers in researching and formulating beverages, designing product label packaging, and creating their own brands. This is an ideal solution for small and medium enterprises. Moreover, FGC provides free samples for customers to test before bulk orders. We also ensure delivery as fast as possible.

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Source:

https://www.whiskaffair.com/passion-fruit-iced-tea/ 

https://www.girlgonegourmet.com/passion-fruit-iced-tea/ 

https://foodaciously.com/recipe/passion-fruit-iced-tea 

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