Lebanese White Coffee(Kahwe Bayda)

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Sharon123

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!

Top Review by Elmotoo

Absolutely delicious! I'm eating pemmican bars with my tea :) I think this would be delicious iced, too. Made for NA/ME Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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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