Made simply by using water, green tea, strawberries, and honey, this flavorful Strawberry Tea delights you one sip at a time. Here is how to make it using fresh strawberries from scratch.
About This Recipe
Strawberry Tea is a red sweet, fruity, and freshly brewed tea that is made with fresh Strawberries. So when Summer sets in, and the market is flooded with fresh red strawberries, do not miss out on this refreshing beverage.
It is a great tea if you want to give your everyday beverage a break and try something healthier and fruity. It is tasty, yes but it is also very beneficial for our health.
Also only use fresh strawberries to make this tea, as it gives it a fruity flavor and also makes it refreshing.
Well, make this one at home, because you can’t get something so refreshing in a store.
This tea is,
- Easy To Make
- Loaded with fresh Strawberries
- Better than the store-bought ones
- Perfect for your evening beverage
To make this tea, you need just three Ingredients,
Strawberries – Always use fresh strawberries to make this tea, as they give the maximum flavor while boiling.
Honey – As strawberries are not that sweet, we will add honey in this tea. Honey is a healthy alternative, but you can add sugar too.
Tea Leaves – Then along with water, we will need GreenTea Bags. I have used bags here, but you can use loose tea as well.
You can use any Green Tea, that is usually bought at your home.
Step By Step Recipe
Mix water and 1/2 cup strawberries in a pan and bring to a boil.
When the water starts to boil, switch off the heat. Add honey in the pan. Dip the tea bags in the pan. Let them steep for 2 minutes.
Add the remaining 1/4 cup strawberries in 4 cups.
Strain the tea in the cups. Serve immediately.
Frequently Asked Questions
You can also experiment with the flavor of this tea by using other fruits such as Mango, Peach, Watermelon, Pineapple, etc.
When frozen, Strawberries tend to loose their sweet and tangy flavor over time and thus don’t give good results when used in this Tea.
Therefore, I will recommend you to make this Tea using only fresh Strawberries.
If you like your tea cold, then you can also make a Strawberry Iced Tea with the same ingredients. Just let the boiling water cool down a bit and add ice to make it chilled.
This Strawberry Iced Tea is a perfect party drink or summertime treat and has an amazing flavor from the fruity Strawberries and freshly brewed green tea.
One more variation that is popular is Strawberry Acai Tea or Strawberry Acai Refresher, which is available in almost all the Starbucks stores.
Both the Tea uses fresh strawberries but Strawberry Tea uses Green Tea, whereas Strawberry Acai Tea uses Green Coffee Powder and Acai Powder instead.
Yes, you can! You can either make the syrup at home or use the store bought ones.
As we are making it with fresh strawberries, I would recommend you to make it fresh.
If you want to make this ahead, you can make Strawberry Syrup and store it in the fridge for about 3 days.
Whenever you want to make the Tea, just add in the ice cubes, strawberry syrup, water, some chopped strawberries and give it a mix.
There are a lot of benefits of this tea, one because of the use of green tea in the recipe and second, because of the strawberries.
When you add Strawberry in your green tea, it helps in curing some ailments like diarrhea, skin inflammation, and joint pains.
This tea is high in Vitamin C, Potassium, and Manganese, because of the use of strawberries in it.
Strawberries are rich in antioxidants, which makes it even more beneficial for our bodies.
Also, Green tea helps brain function faster and also helps in de-stressing.
So what are you waiting for, if it’s the Strawberry season, buy some and make this refreshing tea for yourself?
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Strawberry Tea Recipe
- 1/2+1/4 cup Strawberry (Chopped)
- 4 cups Water
- 2 Green tea bags
- 2 tbsp Honey
- Mix water and 1/2 cup strawberries in a pan and bring to a boil.
- When the water starts to boil, switch off the heat.
- Add honey in the pan.
- Dip the tea bags in the pan.
- Let them steep for 2 minutes.
- Add the remaining 1/4 cup strawberries in 4 cups.
- Strain the tea in the cups.
- Serve immediately.