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Lapsang souchong ice

Lapsang souchong ice
Los Angeles Times

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
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 3 tablespoons Lapsang souchong tea
  • 1/4 cup honey

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

Step 2Stir in the honey, stirring until the honey is dissolved. Cool to room temperature.

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.

Each serving:
43 calories; 0 protein; 12 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 1 mg. sodium.
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