Cinnamon Basil Iced Tea

It’s that time of year when Basil is growing faster than it can be used.  If you are having that dilemma with Cinnamon Basil, we found a this wonderful recipe on the website of our sister New Orleans Unit.

  • 2 quarts Water
  • 1            Orange thinly sliced
  • 3C         Cinnamon Basil
  • 3T          Black Tea
  • 1/4C – 1/3C    Sugar (optional)

Bring the water to a boil and remove from the heat.  Infuse heated water with tea, Cinnamon Basil, and Sugar(optional).   Strain.  Cool.  Add slices of Orange and refrigerate.  Serve over ice.

Makes 2 Quarts

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