[EN] Orange Iced Tea / مشروب الشاي بالبرتقال – CookingWithAlia – Episode 609

Today, we are kicking off a new series with a festive menu to celebrate the holidays and the new year! I will show you 4 recipes that are simple, easy and yummy, to prepare your holiday dinner.

Let’s start with a drink to impress your friends and family: orange ice tea!
It’s easy so delicious and refreshing that I recommend you make a lot of it for extra refills! Try it and let me know what you think!

4 black tea bags
750 millilitres (3 cups) boiling water
2 tablespoons sugar
400 milliliters (1 2/3 cups) fresh orange juice
2 teaspoons orange blossom water
1/2 orange, sliced
A small bunch of fresh mint leaves, crushed

1- Place the black tea bags in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Let the tea infuse for 5 minutes, then remove the tea bags and place the tea in the fridge or freezer until it cools down completely.
2- Add sugar, to your taste, to the tea. Stir until dissolved.
3- In your serving jar, add fresh orange slices, ice cubes, fresh mint that you crush a bit between your hands to release its flavor, cold black tea, fresh orange juice, and orange blossom water. Mix.
Note: you can adjust the amount of black tea or orange juice to your taste.
4- Serve immediately!

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