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Iced Rum Tea

Posted 12/24/09 by ChefSnowball
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Venues: Coffee Shop
Spices & Herbs
Categories: Mint
Tea drinks
Tea recipes
Recipe Type: Holiday
Keywords: tea, rum, mint
Servings: 8

6 Earl Grey tea bags or 2 tablespoons loose-leaf tea
1 cup caster sugar
1 cup mint leaves, plus extra to serve
1 1/2 cups white rum
Ice cubes, to serve

Boil 2 quarts of water, add the tea bags and allow to cool. Place sugar and 2 cups of water in a saucepan and stir over low heat to dissolve the sugar. Increase heat to high and boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, add mint leaves and cool.

Add syrup to the tea mixture, strain everything into a tall jug and chill. When ready to serve, add rum, lots of ice and extra mint leaves.
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