12 Days of Recipes: No. 9 – Hot Toddy

It’s the 12 days of Recipes here at Teasia headquarters and we are celebrating in a big way. Peppermint this, gumdrop that, the whole nine yards. What better way to celebrate the holiday season than with the honorary holiday beverage? That’s right. Today we’re making Hot Toddies. Of course, this drink is the perfect blend of spices. Around here it is known as Deliciousness in a cup. Made especially with our Teasia English Breakfast Tea K-Cups for an extra special flavor you won’t find anywhere else. Set this up at your next holiday party but make sure to set some aside for yourself because it goes quick (or just make this quick individual serving and enjoy it yourself and stay in watching movies).

Hot toddy

What You’ll Need:
1 Teasia English Breakfast Tea K-Cup
1 Cup water
1 Tablespoon honey
1 Stick cinnamon
1 Star anise
5 Cloves
2 Ounces whiskey, brandy or dark rum (your choice)
1 Squeeze of lemon

Directions:
1. In a saucepan combine spices and water.
2. Wait until water is just below boiling and remove from heat.
3. 
Add the contents of your Teasia English Breakfast Tea K-Cup.
4. Steep for 5 minutes and strain  into a mug.
5. Add honey.
6. Top your drink off with your preferred alcohol.
7. Add squeeze of lemon.

Enjoy!

Please leave a comment below with which alcohol you’ll be adding to your hot toddies this season!

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Potted Plant Milk Tea Recipe

Who doesn’t love milk tea? We are sharing our Potted Plant Green Milk Tea (Hot), but you can also add ice and enjoy it cold! YUM.

PottedPlantMilkTea_PostHere’s what you will need:
Heavy Whipping Cream
Teasia Green Tea Kcups
Milk (we like almond milk)
Oreo cookies (crushed)

For cream:
Pour about 2 cups of heavy whipping cream into your blender. You can add 1 tsp of vanilla extract for added flavor. Blend for 5-10 seconds. Make sure that you don’t blend for too long. The consistency you are looking for will be between liquid and stiff peaks. Set aside.

For milk tea:
Brew one Teasia Green Tea kcup (two brews in one cup). Add a splash or two of your milk of choice for a creamy texture. Lightly sweeten with sugar or agave.

Now it’s time to put everything together:
1. In your mug of green tea, add your cream on top and cover the top with the crushed
2. Oreos. Top it all off by placing a sprig of mint leaf.
3. Enjoy! If you don’t like green tea, you can always use Teasia’s Black Tea if that’s your preference.

Try using our Teasia Mug to enjoy this delicious & fun recipe.

Teasia Jasmine Green Bubble Milk Tea Recipe

Today we are sharing this wonderfully delicious recipe. If you’re looking to entertain some guests or just want to enjoy a glass of tea with a little bit of fun, try our Teasia Jasmine Green Bubble Milk Tea. This sweet drink is best enjoyed cold.

Teasia Jasmine Bubble Milk Tea

 

Ingredients

1 Teasia Jasmine Green Tea k-cup, brewed
1 Cup ice cubes
1-2 tablespoons (less if you like less sweet) of your favorite sweetener. We like agave nectar  (if you’re vegan) or sugar syrup (combine 1 cup granulated sugar and 1 cup dark brown sugar with 2 cups of water in a medium saucepan and stir over high heat. Once the syrup begins to simmer, remove from heat and cool before refrigeration. This syrup will last a month in a tightly sealed container ).
1/2 cup milk (soy, coconut or almond milk)
1/4 cup Tapioca Pearls aka Bubbles (you can find tapioca pearls at a fine online retail store. Follow instructions on the packaging)

Preparation

Brew your Teasia k-cup as you would in your Keurig. Combine the  jasmine tea with  ice, milk and sweetener. You may either blend all ingredients in a blender or use a cocktail shaker. Place  tapioca pearls in a tall glass. Pour tea mixture over pearls, and serve with a fat straw. Enjoy!

If you’re looking to make other milk teas, this recipe is great with our Teasia Green Tea as well as Teasia Black Tea from our Formosa Series.