Active Time
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Total Time
35 MIN
Yield
Serves : makes about 1 1/4 cups
© Frances Janisch

How to Make It

Step 1    GREEN TEA–HONEY SYRUP

In a medium saucepan, combine the water and sugar. Bring to a simmer over moderately high heat, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar. Add the flavorings (see below). Cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 30 minutes.

Step 2    GREEN TEA–HONEY SYRUP

Strain the syrup into a clean bottle or jar and refrigerate.

Step 3    GREEN TEA–HONEY SYRUP

In Step 1, add the zest of 1 orange removed in large strips with a vegetable peeler, and 1/4 cup fresh or frozen cranberries.

Step 4    GREEN TEA–HONEY SYRUP

In Step 1, add the zest of 2 limes removed in large strips with a vegetable peeler, along with 3 mint sprigs.

Step 5    GREEN TEA–HONEY SYRUP

In Step 1, add 2 bags of green tea. In Step 2, stir 1 tablespoon of orange-blossom honey into the green tea–infused syrup just before straining it.

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