Grapefruit Tea

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by kittyroara

A nice summery drink for people who like iced tea and citrus juice. It dulls down the bitter tang of the grapefruit a bit and gives you that nice fresh taste that tea-lovers crave.

Top Review by Domestic Goddess

I made this tea as written, but I used 8 tea bags, as I thought the 4 tea bags wouldn't of given this tea much flavor. After a bit more than 8 hours, I found I still couldn't taste the tea, just the grapefruit juice, so I decided to brew some tea and add some of it to the leftover grapefruit juice/tea. To a glass pitcher I added 6 tea bags, and 3 cups of almost boiling hot water. I covered the pitcher with Saran Wrap, and let it sit for an hour. Afterwards, I just added 1 cup of the brewed tea, to 6 cups of the leftover grapefuit juice/tea mixture, and found it tasted pretty good. If I were to rate this recipe as written, I would just give this recipe 1 STAR, but since I was able to modify the recipe to my liking, I decided to give this recipe 4 STARS. I will most likely make this again, but next time I will use a ruby red tangerine grapefruit juice, as when I made this tea, I did use Old Orchard's Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice. If you like grapefruit juice and tea, you will enjoy this beverage.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Drop the teabags into the cold grapefruit juice and let steep for a minimum of 10 minutes, stirring often. The longer it steeps, the more tea flavour it will have.
  2. If desired, dilute with some water, tonic water, club soda, sprite, or 7-Up, for a less-intense flavour.

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