how to make tea in the microwave

how to make tea in the microwave

How to Make Tea in the Microwave

If you need a cup of tea in a hurry, you can quickly make tea in the microwave in just a few minutes. This semi-homemade method is easy and failsafe and makes a tasty cup of tea every time!


  • 2 tsp loose-leaf tea
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 teabag (optional)
  • Milk or sugar (optional)


  • Place the tea in a heatproof mug: Place 2 teaspoons of loose-leaf tea into a mug. If you wish to use a teabag instead, add 1 teabag now.
  • Add hot water: Fill the mug with 1 cup of hot water. You can use boiling water or water that has been microwaved.
  • Steep the tea: If using a teabag, steep it for 3 minutes before removing and discarding the bag. If using loose-leaf tea, steep it for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Add milk or sugar (optional): If desired, add milk or sugar to taste. Stir and enjoy!

Making tea in the microwave is a great way to save time. It’s quick and easy to prepare and you can adjust the strength and sweetness to your liking. Enjoy your cup of microwave tea!


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