Constant Comment Extra Special Tea

Recipe by COOKGIRl
READY IN: 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 -2
    constant comment tea bag (or equivalent amount of loose tea)
  • 1
    sprig fresh lavender
  • 12
    teaspoon rose water, to taste
  • half-and-half (rich or richer or richest) or heavy cream (rich or richer or richest)
  • sugar, to taste (your choice honey, raw sugar, brown sugar, etc.)
  • Garnish
  • whole mint leaves or whole lemon verbena leaf
  • lavender flowers
  • orange slice (small, thinly cut slices)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Boil water for tea. Place the tea bags (or loose tea in a tea strainer) and sprig of lavender in the teapot and pour in water.
  • Brew for about 5 minutes then stir in the rose water.
  • Pass the cream, the sugar bowl and a plate of orange slices around to flavor the tea.
  • If desired, float a few mint leaves, lemon verbena leaves or lavender blooms in each teacup.
  • Servings are estimated.
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