Jasmine Tea Sorbet

Author: Corina   Date Posted:22 January 2015 

Fragrant teas make delicious sorbets. You can try this recipe with different teas, including modern fruit infusions and flower varieties, or traditional blends such as Earl Grey.

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Fragrant teas make delicious sorbets. You can try this recipe with different teas, including modern fruit infusions and flower varieties, or traditional blends such as Earl Grey.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of Jasmine tea
  • 75g caster sugar
  • Freshly squeezed juice of 1/2 an orange
  • Freshly squeezed juice of 1 lime

Instructions:

  1. Boil 375ml of water, allow to cool for a couple of minutes.
  2. Add the jasmine tea to your teapot, add the hot water and allow to infuse for 3 minutes. If you don't have a teapot you can place the tea leaves into a tea sock or piece of muslin, allow enough room for the tea leaves to expand, and seal with a rubber band or piece of string, place into a bowl, add the hot water and allow to infuse for 3 minutes .
  3. Put the sugar into a mixing bowl, pour the hot tea over the sugar and stir until dissolved. Let cool.
  4. Add the fruit juices to the tea mixture.
  5. Churn in an ice-cream maker, according to the manufacturer's instructions.

Serve immediately or freeze. If frozen, soften for a few minutes in the refrigerator before serving.

This is an intensely flavoured ice, so serve in modest portions, about 2 tablespoons per person in small glasses.

Serves 4

From the book: Tea - Discovering, Exploring, Enjoying by Hattie Ellis

We hope you enjoy this amazing sorbet recipe but remember you can experiment with different varieties of tea for different flavours!