Nothing quite says summer like biting into a sweet, juicy peach. Even the colors of it: red and pink and orange look like a summer evening sky. It is not only is a wonderful summer motif, but exactly the thing to put a zing in your summer tea drinking habits. Iowa Girl Eats provides a wonderful recipe for a Sparkling Peach Tea, a great addition to any summer tea line up:
- Brewed black tea, chilled
- Club soda, chilled
For the Peach Simple Syrup:
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 peaches, sliced (or 12oz frozen peaches)
- For the Peach Simple Syrup: Add water, sugar, and peaches to a saucepan then bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Turn heat down to medium then simmer for 5 minutes. Remove pot from heat and let syrup cool completely then strain out peach slices (save for ice cream, pancakes, smoothies, etc.) and chill simple syrup.
- To serve: fill a glass with ice then fill 1/2 of the way up with cold tea. Add 2-3 Tablespoons cold peach simple syrup then top with club soda, stir, and then serve.
That is a sweet and sparkling way to make your summer even peachier. So go ahead make sparkling peach tea for those days that need a little more jazz.