how to make butterfly pea tea

how to make butterfly pea tea

How to Make Butterfly Pea Tea

Butterfly pea tea, also called Blue tea is an herbal infusion made from the flowers of the butterfly pea. It has a deep blue hue and is known for its incredible versatility as it can be used to make blue, purple, pink or purple colored drinks.


  • 1 tablespoon of dried butterfly pea flowers
  • 1 cup of hot water
  • Honey or lemon juice (optional)


  1. Put the dried butterfly pea flowers in a heatproof cup.
  2. Pour the hot water over the flowers and cover the cup. Let it steep for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Strain out any flower pieces and discard.
  4. Add a sweetener of your choice like honey or lemon juice (optional).
  5. Pour the tea into a cup and enjoy!

Note: For a more intense blue color, steep the tea for 5 minutes or until the desired hue is reached.


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