Cinnamon, orange, honey and rosebud tea
- February 2008
- Serves 4 people
- Ready in 10 minutes
This cinnamon, orange, honey and rosebud tea is a fragrant sweet tea to serve at Chinese New Year, and a low calorie hot drink year round.
Or, make these personalised tea bags as gifts or for a special occasion.
- Dairy-free recipes
- 0.1g (trace saturated)
- 10.2g (9.7g sugar)
- trace salt
- 2 oranges
- 4 cinnamon sticks
- 12 dried rosebuds (available from online tea specialists or traditional Chinese medicine stores)
- 4 tsp runny honey
- Pare away 4 strips of zest from the oranges using a vegetable peeler, and place each strip in a glass or mug. Peel away and discard the remaining skin and pith from the oranges, then segment.
- Divide the segments between the glasses or mugs with the cinnamon sticks, rosebuds and honey. Pour boiling water over each to cover, stir well and leave to stand for a minute to infuse. Serve immediately.
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