how to make proper english tea

how to make proper english tea

How to make Proper English Tea


  • Tea bags
  • Boiled water
  • Milk
  • Sugar (optional)


  1. Boil the water in a kettle before placing it in the teapot.
  2. Add one tea bag for each person plus one extra.
  3. Pour the boiled water into the teapot and let the tea steep for roughly four minutes.
  4. If desired, add sugar while the tea is steeping.
  5. Add a splash of milk to the each teacup.
  6. Pour the tea through a strainer or sieve into each cup.
  7. Stir, and enjoy!

Tips and Tricks:

  • Always opt for loose-leaf tea, as it will give you the best flavor.
  • For a stronger tea, use more tea bags or steep for longer.
  • If you prefer a creamier tea, use full-fat milk.

Making proper English tea takes only a few steps and with the right ingredients, you can enjoy a delicious, comforting cup!


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