Lebanese White Coffee(Kahwe Bayda)

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Total Time
10 mins
5 mins

This simple caffeine free drink is served in the mountains of Lebanon, especially after a meal heavy in garlic. It is basically a mint tea with orange blossom water. From the cookbook From the Tables of Lebanon, Traditional Vegetarian Cuisine. Enjoy!

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  1. Bring the water to a boil in a small saucepan. Remove from the heat.
  2. Add the mint leaves and orange blossom water.
  3. Let set for at least 5 minutes.
  4. Strain out the mint leaves, and serve in small demitasse cups. Sweeten to taste if desired.
  5. Enjoy!
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Absolutely delicious! I'm eating pemmican bars with my tea :) I think this would be delicious iced, too. Made for NA/ME Tag.