Iced Ginger Green Tea With Fruit Skewers

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Total Time
1hr 13mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 13 mins

These colorful "swizzle sticks" of fruit add a festive touch to any iced tea beverage, but are particularly beautiful in the ginger green tea. From Malabar Trading.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine hot water, sugar and ginger. Bring mixture to the boil; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Add green tea an stir; let stand, covered, for 3 minutes. Sweeten to taste, if desired. Stir in cool water.
  2. Pour liquid through fine mesh strainer into 1-gallon pitcher or punch bowl. (Discard ginger and tea leaves.) Cover; cool 1 hour or chill until ready to serve. Garnish with fruit skewes.
  3. Fruit Skewers: On a 12-inch wooden skewer, alternate fruits, lime quarters, and orange peel strips. Place skewer inside pitcher or punch bowl as a decorative swizzle stick. Use 6 inch wooden skewers for individual servings.