Blood Orange Tea

Get to Know About the Blood Orange Tea, How to Make it and Its Speciality.

Blood Oranges are Mediterranean oranges with a deep crimson, almost blood-red flesh on the inside. The unique flavor – its sweetness and juiciness make it a delicacy. Tea made from blood orange tastes delicious because of its natural sweetness –  Blood orange tea is truly a great way to enjoy the essence of this fruit. 

Blood Orange Tea 

Blood Orange Tea benefits

Blood orange tea has a deep vibrant rich fruity taste. The intense scent of tea makes you grab another cup of tea. The tea has a predominant citrusy orange flavor, but you may taste notes of fruits like apples, raspberries, grapes, and beet. Blood orange tea is a black tea with an excellent blend of dried fruits. It tastes wonderful with ice cubes and becomes a perfect perfect summer drink. It is an excellent source of vitamin c, antioxidants, and flavonoids and is very beneficial for human health. 

Learn More about the Benefits of Blood Orange Tea

Blood orange tea is not just a great tea in its name and taste. Blood orange tea benefits human health in various ways. Let us see how blood orange tea helps us keep fit and promotes a healthy lifestyle. 

Caffeine-free

Blood orange tea is back tea made with blood orange extract. As such, it contains some caffeine. However since it is a fruit-based tea, the caffeine contents are kept at a minimum by using young leaves. If you are looking for a beverage with minimal caffeine content, this is the best choice – it even has a tempting citrusy fruity flavor. 

Controls cholesterol level

Blood Oranges come from the family citrus and they are rich in vitamin C. It helps in lowering cholesterol levels and maintain a healthy body. 

Improves immune system

Doctors advised that vitamin C intake should be regularly to make immune cells increase their efficiency and hence helps build a good immune system. Including blood orange tea in your diet will help you build a strong immunity system

Antioxidants 

Blood oranges are a great source of antioxidants that protects our cells from free radicals. It also reduces the chances of getting chronic diseases like cancer and reduces stress.

Flavinoid 

Blood oranges are a rich source of Flavonoids. Along with giving beautiful color to the fruit, it has immense health benefits. It helps in regulating cell activity enhances the immune system. It protects cells from toxins. 

How to make Blood Orange Iced Tea

Blood Orange Tea Recipe

Blood orange iced tea is one of my favorite iced tea. It gives a cooling refreshing calming effect. You might have explored different flavors of iced tea but blood orange ice tea is extremely unique in taste. Let’s see how to make this very easy tea.

Ingredients

  • 1-2 Blood oranges 
  • Black tea/ blood orange black tea
  • Sugar as required
  • Water 1-2 cups
  • Fresh Mint leaves 
  • Ice cubes as required

Direction

  1. Take out the juice of blood orange and keep for cooling
  2. Take water into the vessel and start boiling
  3. Add tea, let it steep into the water ef
  4. Add sugar as per your taste
  5. Strain the tea and add chilled orange juice to it
  6. Take a glass and add ice cubes and pour blood orange tea with mint on top of it

Your gorgeous cup of blood orange iced tea is ready. All you need to do now is sit back, relax and enjoy your tea. 

How to make Cranberry Blood Orange Tea

Let us try to prepare another very unique preparation of blood orange tea – one with cranberries. It has a divine and fruitful taste. It’s a beautiful blend of fruity taste of cranberries and blood orange along with black tea. The tangy flavor of cranberries and sweet flavor of blood oranges creates the perfect combination for a refreshing beverage. Both the tastes are balances and suit the taste of black tea. 

Ingredients

  • 1-2 Blood oranges and cranberries
  • Black tea/ cranberry blood orange black tea
  • Sugar as required
  • Water 1-2 cups
  • Vanilla extract
  • Fresh Mint leaves
  • Ice cubes as required

Direction 

  • Take out the juice of blood orange and keep for cooling
  • Take water into the vessel and start boiling
  • Add tea, let it steep into the water
  • Add sugar as per your taste
  • Strain the tea and add chilled orange juice to it and vanilla extract 
  • Take a glass and add ice cubes and pour blood cranberry-orange tea with mint on top of it

This satisfying drink is ready. Enjoy your summer with is a beautiful healthy drink 

Final words 

There is a very popular misconception among tea drinkers that all fruit teas taste the same. Most of them are even reluctant to try out newer varieties of fruit teas as they feel nothing new or exciting about fruit teas them. However, I feel that blood orange tea is quite different from others in the aspect of taste and aroma. 

The blood orange juice spiced up with black tea is the perfect drink for afternoon tea. My summer days get better when I have this blood orange ice tea. It is very simple and quick to make your cup of blood orange tea at home. You should try this flavor for its taste and unnaturally enticing aroma. This healthy drink improves your body habits keeps you fit and you don’t even have to compromise the taste buds for having healthy food. It’s a combination of a healthy and tasty drink.

 

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