Freshly Brewed Tea

Freshly Brewed Tea

Ever wonder how to brew a perfect cup of tea? This is the recipe you’ve been waiting for!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

Boiling water
Loose tea or tea bag
  1. Whether you use loose tea or tea bags, the preparation method is the same. Start with a spotlessly clean teapot made of glass, china or earthenware. Add rapidly boiling water, and allow to stand a few minutes to "hot the pot". Pour out just before before brewing the tea.
  2. Heat cold water to a full rolling boil. (use water from the cold-water tap; water from the hot-water tap may contain mineral deposits from water pipes that can affect the flavor of the tea.)
  3. Add tea to the warm pot, allowing 1 teaspoon of loose tea or 1 tea bag for each cup tea. Pour boiling water over tea (3/4 cup for each cup of tea); let stand 3 to 5 minutes to bring out the full flavor. Stir tea once to ensure uniform strength. Do not judge the strength of tea by its color; you must taste it. Strain the tea, or remove tea bags. Serve wtih sugar and milk or lemon if desired.
Makes 8 servings (3/4 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know...
Tea is one of the world’s favorite beverages, second in popularity only to water.
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For eight servings with refills, we suggest brewing two pots of tea at a time.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 0
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 5 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.