Orange Blossom Tea

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce Florida Orange Juice
  • 2 ounces strong black tea, chilled
  • ½ ounce lemon juice or lemonade
  • Ice
  • 1½ ounces rum, vodka or bourbon (optional)

Florida Orange Blossom Honey Syrup:

  • 1 ½ cups Florida Orange Blossom Honey
  • 1 cup warm water

Garnish:

  • Florida Orange slice

Preparation

Orange Blossom Tea

1. Prepare Florida Orange Blossom Honey Syrup in advance:  In container with lid, combine Florida orange blossom honey and warm water; shake vigorously. Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

2. In cocktail shaker, combine black tea, Florida Orange Juice, ¾ ounce prepared Florida Orange Blossom Honey Syrup, lemon juice and ice. Shake and strain into Mason jar over fresh ice. Garnish with Florida orange slice.

3. Serving Suggestion: For Orange Blossom Tea Cocktail, add 1 ½ ounces rum, vodka or bourbon to cocktail shaker with other ingredients; proceed as above.