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Desserts

Earl Grey tea ice

There's nothing more civilized than a cup of tea. Or is there? This time of year, as the real hot weather is just thinking about blowing into town, a cup of tea sounds, well, hot. That thought sent us straight ... Read more

Total time: 8 minutes, plus cooling and freezing time | Serves 4 to 6
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons Earl Grey Tea
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk

Step 1Pour the boiling water over the tea and sugar. Steep for 3 minutes. Strain.

Step 2Stir in the milk. Cool to room termperature.

Step 3Pour the tea mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. (Alternately, pour the tea into a wide shallow dish, place in a freezer and allow it to freeze around the edges, 1 to 2 hours. Remove the dish from the freezer and scrape the ice with a fork from the outside edges to the center. Repeat this process every half an hour at least 3 times until the entire mixture has turned into small, sequin-like ice flakes.)

Step 4Spoon into tea cups to serve.

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