Recipe: Pomegranate Tea (Hot or Cold)

Pomegranate Tea
Pomegranate Tea (Hot or Cold), Courtesy:

This ruby red drink is a delicious and easy recipe that combines pomegranate juice with tea, and can be enjoyed iced or hot.

3 cups water
3 Tbs. granulated sugar
1 family size tea bag or 4 regular-size tea bags
1 cup pomegranate juice
1/4 tsp. almond extract
Lemon wedges, optional
Raw sugar or brown sugar, optional


  1. In a medium saucepan bring water and sugar to boiling.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. Add tea bag. Allow to stand, covered, for 30 minutes
  4. Remove tea bag.
  5. Add pomegranate juice and almond extract.
  6. Tea can be served hot or iced.
  7. Serve with lemon wedges; sweeten to taste with raw sugar or brown sugar.

Food Mingle Blog Alternatives and Substitutions:

  • I found that this drink was a bit tart – I recommend increasing the sugar content or adding honey to sweeten it.
  • For a flavor twist, substitute the almond extract with vanilla extract.

Yield: 4 (8-ounce) servings.

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