Brew Your Cherished Oolong Tea with these Unique Recipes
Oolong tea is a great way to energize and re-energize your body. Not only does it have a pleasant flavor, but it provides numerous health benefits, such as protecting against diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. What’s more, it can be prepared in a variety of ways that make it truly unique. Here are some unique recipes to take your oolong tea to the next level.
1. Traditional Oolong Tea Recipe
Start by boiling 8 ounces of water (or a cup and a half) in a teapot. When the water comes to a boil, add two teaspoons of oolong tea to the teapot and steep for two to four minutes. Once the tea has steeped, pour the tea into two tea cups, or enjoy it in one large mug. For those who like their tea extra strong, you can add in an extra teaspoon of oolong.
2. Oolong Tea with Ginger and Lemon
This recipe is flavorful and refreshing. Start with 8 ounces of boiling water (or a cup and a half) in a teapot. Add one teaspoon of oolong tea and steep for two to four minutes. Once the tea has steeped, add the juice of half a lemon and a quarter teaspoon of freshly grated ginger. Then, pour the tea into two tea cups, or enjoy it in one large mug.
3. Oolong Tea Latte
For this recipe you will need espresso, oolong tea, honey, and almond milk. Start by making 8 ounces of espresso in an espresso machine (or two mugs). Then, steep one teaspoon of oolong tea in 8 ounces of boiling water (or a cup and a half) in a teapot. For a sweeter taste, add one teaspoon of honey to the brewed oolong tea. Finally, pour the oolong tea and espresso into two glasses and mix it with a few ounces of almond milk. Enjoy!
4. Herbal Oolong Tea
This recipe uses natural herbs to add additional depth, flavor, and health benefits to your tea. Start by boiling 8 ounces of water (or a cup and a half) in a teapot. When the water comes to a boil, add in two teaspoons of oolong tea and one teaspoon of either lavender or peppermint. Allow the tea to steep for two to four minutes, then pour the tea into two tea cups, or enjoy it in one large mug.
These recipes are the perfect way to enjoy a cup of oolong tea and explore the various ways you can prepare it. No matter which recipe you choose, oolong tea is sure to invigorate and delight you!