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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Earl Grey Sweet Tea

1 1/2 C organic sugar or xylitol (sugar can be reduced)
2 Earl Grey Tea Bags (optional: mild black tea or yerba mate)
2 Kaffir Lime leaves
4 mint leaves
1/4 stalk lemongrass, chopped
1 lemon, thinly sliced
1 lime, thinly sliced
1 orange, thinly sliced

To 2 quarts water, add sugar.  Bring to a boil, then turn off heat.  Add tea bags, kaffir lime leaves, mint leaves, and lemongrass.  Steep for 1 hour then strain.  Stir in citrus, cool completely and serve over ice.  Garnish with mint leaves.

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