Iced Tea

A Refreshing Sip of South African Sunshine

Keen for a sip of pure Mzansi goodness?

Our Lemonade Rooibos Iced Tea Recipe brings you that lekker refreshment you’ve been craving. Packed with care and top-notch ingredients, this fusion delights your taste buds with the rich vibes of rooibos iced tea, the sweetness of farm-fresh honey, and the zing of locally sourced lemons.

Check out what you need:

🍃 4 rooibos tea bags

☕ 4 cups of boiling water

🍯 1/4 cup of Foodphoria’s raw honey – straight from the farm

🍋 1/2 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice

🍋 Lemon slices and mint leaves for a vibe

❄️ Crushed ice cubes

🍽️ A cutting board

South African Summer Refreshment

Uncover the wonderful benefits each ingredient brings:

Rooibos Tea: Aka “red bush” tea, is a South African gem. Packed with antioxidants and minerals, this caffeine-free tea is lekker. It supports digestion, boosts the immune system, and aids relaxation with natural polyphenols and flavonoids.

Foodphoria’s Raw Honey: This raw honey adds sweet goodness that’s beneficial. With enzymes, antioxidants, and vitamins, it fights inflammation and bacteria. It soothes throats, boosts gut health, and energizes.

Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice: Zesty lemon juice is bursting with vitamin C, it boosts immunity and digestion. Lemons fight kidney stones and promote skin health.

Lemon Slices and Mint Leaves: These extras aren’t just looks; they’re vibes. Lemon slices keep the citrusy party going. Mint aids digestion, eases headaches, and uplifts moods.

Crushed Ice Cubes: Crushing ice is an instant mood lifter. As ice melts, it melds with flavors for a tasty adventure.

“Here’s to a cup filled with Africa’s heart and warm embrace!”

Brewing this gem:

  1. Start by tossing those rooibos tea bags into a heatproof pitcher. 
  2. Pour 4 cups of boiling water over the tea bags, letting them steep. 
  3. Wait 5-7 minutes for the magic to happen. The tea’s strength is up to you, so brew to your taste.
  4. Bid farewell to the tea bags as you give them the boot, keeping the flavor they’ve shared.
  5. Add the Foodphoria raw honey and mix it in lekker.
  6. Let the tea chill to room temperature.
  7. As the tea cools, add the freshly squeezed lemon juice and stir well.
  8. Wait a bit more as the tea chills in the fridge. 
  9. It’s showtime. Fill your glasses with crushed ice cubes, ready for the masterpiece.
  10. Pour the chilled Rooibos Iced Tea Lemonade into the glasses.
  11. Add a final touch—lemon slices and mint leaves.
  12. Gently mix the drink, a lekker blend of flavors before the finale.

*Remember, it’s your taste. Adjust the sweetness and lemony vibes as you feel.

Rooibos Iced Tea- South African Summer Refreshment

Cheers to a taste of South African delight!  Lift your glass and savor the mix. Let the lemon’s zing, the rooibos’s richness, and the honey’s sweetness do a lekker dance on your tongue.


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