Honey iced tea is a classic beverage that delivers flavor and sweetness to satisfy sweet cravings. This tasty tea offers a simple background that allows you to experiment with flavors. True tea leaves can be added for a classic tea drinking experience or you can liven things up by adding fresh fruit and herbal tisanes.
We've thrown together a few delicious honey iced tea recipes for you to try. You'll find the perfect balance of sweetness, tart flavors, and piquant notes for your taste buds.
This tasty tea is inspired by pop culture. According to Urban Dictionary and Wiktionary, this phrase is a polite way of making an exclamation when you can't swear. It's similar in meaning to "oh shoot" and it's even appeared in wildly popular movies. Just check out the Madagascar Sugar Honey Ice Tea lyrics if you don't believe us.
Now, you can enjoy a tasty tea treat while enjoying this fun phrase. In the spirit of Madagascar, we've chosen a tasty African tea to highlight this beverage. Rooibos tea is cultivated exclusively in South Africa and features a taste similar to cranberries.
Summertime teas are so much more than a sweet tea recipe or an Arnold Palmer. As always, we recommend using loose leaf tea instead of tea bags — like those from Lipton — when brewing honey iced teas. That's because loose leaf teas deliver better flavor, higher quality, and a more well-rounded tea drinking experience.
Whether you're sipping tea on the sunny shores of California or from the high desert of Africa, you're sure to lose these honey iced tea recipes. If you want more creative ideas on how to take your honey iced tea to the next level, check out recipes from Martha Stewart, Southern Living, or MyRecipes.
Feel free to get creative and turn your normal iced tea into tea smoothies. With these basic recipes, it's real simple to spruce things up by adding your favorite fruits and vegetables. You can also pair it with green tea, pu-erh tea, or any of your favorite tea types.
Honey is also gluten-free and available in organic and sustainably made varieties, making it the perfect addition to tea for eco-conscious drinkers. It's packed with health benefits and a better choice than sugar-laden soft drinks in the hot heat of summer. Drink a few glasses of iced tea and enjoy the sweet taste of honey this summer.