Total Time
7mins
Prep 2 mins
Cook 5 mins

The delicate taste of of green tea is given a light, minty aftertaste in this deliciousdrink, which is a traditional favorite in Morocco.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place the tea, mint extract or mint leaves, and sugar, if desired, in a teapot. heat the water to a boil and pour the water into the teapot. Let the tea brew for 3 to 5 minutes, depending on your taste. Strain or pour the tea into a cup. Garnish with a fresh mint sprig.
  2. NOTE: You can also mix fresh or dried mint leaves with the Gunpowder tea before brewing--1/2 teaspoon of each works best. Then omit the mint extract from the recipe.
Most Helpful

4 5

I love gunpowder tea and this sounded like an interesting variation. I had to use extract and found it to be a little overpowering, so will try it next time with fresh mint, when I have some in the garden. This would make a nice iced tea. Made for Fall 2012 PAC game.

4 5

Very refreshing and comforting tea! I used fresh mint and sweetened it very lightly and really enjoyed - thanks for sharing the recipe! Made for My-3-Chefs 2012