Almond extract gives traditional tea a tasty twist. Serve cupfuls alongside an Asian-theme meal or with an assortment of desserts.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 4 cups hot water
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons instant tea
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 3/4 to 1 teaspoon almond extract
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a large saucepan, bring the water and sugar to a boil; cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; stir in the tea, lemon juice and extracts.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 84 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch.
Originally published as Almond Tea in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2004
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