Apple tea: A special herbal tea that is easy to prepare


Step 1: Prepare the Apples

Wash the apples thoroughly. Cut them into thin slices, keeping the peel on for extra flavor and nutrients.

Step 2: Boil Water

In a saucepan, bring 4 cups of water to a boil.

Step 3: Add Apples and Cinnamon

To the boiling water, add the sliced apples and the cinnamon stick. Lower the heat to maintain a gentle simmer.

Step 4: Incorporate Herbs

Add the dried chamomile flowers and peppermint leaves to the pot. Allow the mixture to simmer for about 5-7 minutes, enabling the flavors to meld.

Step 5: Strain the Tea

Take the pot off the heat and strain the tea to remove the apple slices, herbs, and cinnamon stick.

Step 6: Sweeten (Optional)

If you like your tea sweet, add honey or maple syrup to taste, stirring until fully dissolved.

Step 7: Serve and Enjoy

Serve the apple tea warm, pouring it into cups. Alternatively, let it cool down and serve it over ice for a refreshing cold drink.

Additional Tips:

Feel free to experiment with different apple varieties to find your preferred balance of sweetness and tartness.

A squeeze of lemon juice can add a bright, citrusy dimension to the tea.

Playing with different herb combinations can help you discover your favorite version of apple tea.

This homemade apple tea recipe is not just a treat for your taste buds but also a boon for your health, thanks to its rich antioxidant and vitamin content. Enjoy crafting your perfect cup of apple tea and exploring the various ways you can customize it to suit your palate.