Recipe by Eismeer

Winter is coming. And tea season. This makes a very nice give away filled in bottles and the preparation makes your home smell absolutely wonderful. The recipe is open to variation of spices/teas and is truly easy. The amount of syrup will be about 250ml and will keep months stored in the fridge. Mix into hot milk (1mug will need about 1 tsp syrup) or add to coffee, cakes, ice cream, ...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water to a boil and add teabags. Let stand for about 15 minutes.
  2. Squeeze out teabags thouroughly.
  3. Roast dry spices (apart from ginger and vanilla bean) in a pot until fragrant (do not burn!)
  4. Add roasted spices, cubed ginger, vanilla seed, pod and the sugar to the tea and bring to a boil.
  5. Let cook/simmer until syrupy (about 20 minutes).
  6. Pour into small bottles/jars through a sieve.
  7. This will keep months stored in the fridge.

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