Passion Tea

Orange pekoe tea is not flavored with orange. The name actually refers to the grade of tea, with orange pekoe consisting of leaves that are smaller than medium-size, coarser pekoe leaves.


Makes 2 quarts

Recipe from

Southern Living


6 1/4 cups boiling water
3 family-size orange pekoe tea bags
1/3 cup sugar
1 cup cranberry juice cocktail
1 cup frozen passion-fruit juice concentrate, thawed and undiluted


Pour 6 1/4 cups boiling water over tea bags. Cover and steep 3 minutes. Remove tea bags. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Chill 1 hour.

Stir together chilled tea, cranberry juice, and juice concentrate. Serve over ice.


M. S. Quesenberry, Dugspur, Virginia,

March 2004
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