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Saturday, October 15, 2016
Lavender-Thyme Iced Tea Recipe
¼ cup sugar
1 cup water
8 sprigs fresh thyme
2 teaspoons dried lavender
1 bottle (17 oz) Sparkling Ice® Lemon Tea
⅔ cup Lavender-Thyme syrup
1½ cups water
Juice of half lemon
2 cups ice, or enough to fill a pitcher
Garnish: Lemon slices, fresh thyme sprigs, fresh lavender sprigs
In a small saucepan, combine ingredients and bring to a simmer; continue to simmer for about 10 minutes, or until slightly reduced and thickened. Remove from heat; strain and discard thyme sprigs and lavender. Allow to cool completely. Yields about ⅔ cup.
In a large glass pitcher, combine Sparkling Ice® Lemon Tea with infused syrup and mix well. Stir in water, lemon juice and ice. Garnish with lemon slices, thyme and lavender sprigs. Serve Immediately.