Apple of My Iced Tea
Lucy Leahy, from Oakland, makes this recipe with easy-to-grow anise hyssop, which has a minty licorice flavor. If you don't have any on hand, you can use regular mint leaves, and it will be just as refreshing.
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- Calories: 121
- Calories from fat: 0.0%
- Protein: 0.0g
- Fat: 0.0g
- Saturated fat: 0.0g
- Carbohydrate: 28g
- Fiber: 0.0g
- Sodium: 0.3mg
- Cholesterol: 0.0mg
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup fresh anise hyssop or mint leaves
- 1/2 cup hard apple cider*
- 1/2 cup brewed black tea, cooled
- Apple wedges for garnish
- 1. Put sugar and 1 cup water in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave until very warm, then stir to dissolve sugar. Add anise hyssop, cover bowl, and set aside about 1 hour. Strain syrup.
- 2. Fill 2 glasses with ice and add 2 tbsp. syrup to each. Pour in cider and tea. Garnish each with an apple wedge. Chill remaining syrup to use another time.
- *Find in grocery stores alongside beer.
- Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.
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