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Spiked Blood Orange Tea (Dilmah Luxury Leaf Evening Tea remix)

Drink : Mocktails/Iced Tea

Spiked Blood Orange Tea (Dilmah Luxury Leaf Evening Tea remix)

Ingredients

  • 5 Dilmah Luxury Leaf Evening Tea Sachets (loose leaf)
  • 1100 mls just boiled water
  • 5 blood oranges
  • 1/4-1/2 cup sugar, depending on taste
  • 7 shots good quality spiced rum (210 mls)
  • 1 whole blood orange, washed well (peel still on)
  • Few sprigs fresh thyme (optional)

Method

  • Steep Dilmah Luxury Leaf Evening Tea in just boiled water for four minutes and then strain and cool.
  • Juice four of the blood oranges to give around 330ml liquid and then heat up orange juice with sugar and bring to the boil. Simmer for 4-5 minutes over a low heat and then leave to cool for 10 minutes.
  • In a jug or bowl, mix tea, orange juice and spiced rum together.
  • Slice remaining orange into medium-thick slices.
  • To serve, add two orange slices and a sprig of thyme.