Elderflower Sparking Iced Tea
This is a refreshing anytime drink, and if you want to create a celebratory cocktail, switch soda for sparkling white wine. Try other fruit cordials as well.
2 tsp black tea, your choice
1 cup boiling water
2 tbsp elderflower cordial, or fruit cordial of choice
ice cubes, to taste
soda water, to top up
fresh mint sprigs, optional
fresh lemon or lime wedges, for garnish, optional
- Place the tea in a measuring cup. Pour in water and steep for 3 minutes. Strain and allow tea to cool.
- Add elderflower cordial to cooled tea.
- Divide between two tall glasses containing ice, top up with soda water, and stir.
- Add a mint sprig and wedge of lemon or lime, if using.
Per serving: Calories 20, Fat 0 g (Saturated 0 g, Trans 0 g), Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 5 mg, Carbohydrate 6 g (Fibre 0 g, Sugars 6 g), Protein 0 g.