Spicy-Spiked Iced Tea

  • Preparation Time5 mins
  • Cooking Time5 mins
  • Serves8
  • DifficultyEasy
4 orange Pekoe tea bags
8 (35ml ) shots of light rum
10 whole cloves
1 cinnamon stick
1 orange, juiced
1 lemon, juiced
75g caster sugar , plus more if desired
5 to 6 cups of ice cubes, plus additional ice to serve
750ml boiling water
Lemon wedges, for garnish
1) Place tea bags in a small bowl or large measuring cup/batter bowl. Add 750ml of boiling water and steep tea 5 minutes.

2) Fill a large pitcher with ice cubes, 5 to 6 cups. Pour sugar over ice. Add lemon and orange juice, cinnamon stick and cloves. Pour hot tea over ice and stir with wooden spoon until most of the ice dissolves and tea has been quick-cooled. Serve or chill until ready to serve.

3) When ready to serve, pour into a tall glass filled with more ice, a shot of light rum. Pour spicy iced tea through a strainer to remove the cinnamon, cloves and fruit pulp/pits. Fill glass with tea. Serve tea with extra sugar and lemon wedges.

Other recipes with lemon

Other recipes with rum

Discovery+ Shows on discovery+

Discovery+ Stream on discovery+