DIY Peach Syrup for Tea
Tea is a refreshing beverage enjoyed worldwide and adding a sweet twist to it can make it even more enjoyable. Here’s a quick and easy guide on how to make your own peach syrup that tastes great with tea!
- 3 cups of diced fresh or canned peaches
- 2 cups of white sugar
- 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon (optional)
- Preparation: Begin by preparing the peaches by slicing them or using canned sliced or diced peaches (drained) if using a canned option.
- Making the Syrup: In a medium-sized saucepan, combine the diced peaches, sugar, lemon juice, and cinnamon (optional). Stir the mixture over medium-high heat until it comes to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Puree & Strain: Remove the mixture from the heat and puree in a blender or food processor until smooth. Strain the mixture through a fine strainer, discarding the solids. Transfer the syrup to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
- Enjoy: To serve, simply add 2–3 tablespoons of the syrup to your favorite cup of tea. Enjoy!
Tips & Notes
- For a light and simple syrup, try using 2 cups of sugar instead of 3 for a slightly less sweet syrup.
- You can use frozen or canned peaches if fresh are not available.
- Feel free to experiment with different flavors and spices such as ground ginger or nutmeg.
Making your own peach syrup is an easy and fun way to add a delicious twist to your tea. It’s a great way to get creative with flavors and show off your culinary skills. Give it a try and enjoy!