Orange Ice Tea

Orange tea2


Ice tea is a very versatile drink and it goes as an accompaniment with nearly all meal courses. You can choose to have ice tea with breakfast, lunch or dinner, whether you are having Indian or continental food. In fact it is better to have ice tea rather than other aerated drinks.

Health Benefits:

Orange juice is considered one of the healthiest beverages because of its wide range of health benefits, which include its ability to boost immune system function, reduce signs of aging, protect against cancer, boost cellular repair and metabolism, detoxify the body, improve circulation, improves blood pressure, reduces inflammation, and lowers cholesterol levels.

Yields-3 servings
Preparation time-5 minutes
Cooking time- 5 minutes


  • Water-1 cup
  • Fresh orange juice- 1 Β½-2 cups
  • Honey/maple syrup- 1-2tbsp (or as sweet desired)
  • Tea bag-1

For serving:

  • Mint leaves/ basil leaves
  • Ice cubes


For tea decoction:

  • Add water in a pan and add tea bag and bring to a boil.
  • Once it comes boil reduce the heat and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Strain and keep aside and cool.

For serving:

  • Add half of the tea in the glass, fill with orange juice.
  • Add honey/maple syrup stir well.
  • Add lots of mint/basil and serve chilled.


  • The concentration of tea can be personalised as per the taste.
  • Can substitute honey/maple syrup with sugar or any sweetener of choice.
  • Sweetness can be adjusted as sweet desired and also it varies depending on the sweetness of orange juice.
  • I used freshly squeezed orange juice here- store bought can also be used alternatively.

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on June 19, 2015, in Juices/Beverages and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 33 Comments.

  1. This sounds great. I’m a tea drinker and like tea that’s infused with orange so I am going to try this today!

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  2. This sounds like heaven, will surely try. I have tried so many of your recipes and every single of them has gone well πŸ™‚

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  3. Mr. Militant Negro

    Reblogged this on The Militant Negroβ„’.


  4. I love this recipe Chitra. I also love Cinnamon Sweet Tea! Have a wonderful weekend my UK Friend.

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  5. I just had orange juice. looks yum ❀

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  6. I want!!! A wonderful tea!

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  7. I have never liked tea but this looks so inviting. Orange flavoured tea sounds lovely πŸ™‚


  8. Sounds lovely and refreshing!

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  9. It sounds delicious for these hot summer days! Thanks for sharing!


  10. Reblogged this on Chef Ceaser.


  11. I love this. Very New and Refreshing one dear


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