Chamomile Apple Tea

Total Time
5 mins
5 mins

I spent some time in Guatemala many years ago and we had a lovely vegetarian dinner at a local woman's house on New Year's Eve. Oh, it was so good! There were these tamales with raisins and we were served a tea that tasted of apples and chamomile. Here is my attempt to duplicate that recipe! I wish I could remember more about the tamales.......Outside, the local folk were shooting off sticks of dynamite (for lack of fireworks), but we didn't care, we were in foodie vegetarian heaven!

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  • 2 cups apple juice (fresh is best!)
  • 14 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons chamomile flowers
  • 1 dash cinnamon (optional)


  1. In a small saucepan, bring apple juice and pineapple juice to a boil.
  2. Quickly remove from heat and add chamomile flowers.
  3. Let steep for about 5 minutes.
  4. Strain, and pour in cups.
  5. Add a dash of cinnamon if desired. Enjoy!