An exceedingly British refreshment.
Welcome summer with this ice-cold mint & citrus Pimm’s iced tea.
4 tea bags
20g pack mint
100g caster sugar
Juice 2 large oranges, plus slices to serve
Juice 2 lemons, plus slices to serve
400ml Pimm’s No 1
A few sliced strawberries and plenty of ice, to serve
- Put the tea bags and half of the mint into a large jug and then pour over 1.2 litres of boiling water from the kettle. Leave to infuse for 10 minutes, then remove the bags and stir in the sugar. Once cool, remove the mint, add the orange juice, lemon juice and Pimm’s, and chill thoroughly. Can be made up to a day ahead.
- Serve over plenty of ice, with slices of orange, lemon and strawberry, and remaining mint sprigs.