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!