OLD FASHIONED SUN TEA WITH DEBBIE'S STRAWBERRY SYRUP. As a child, I remember the big gallon sized jars sitting out in the sun with tea bags in it. I couldn't wait for the sun to finish doing its thing so I could enjoy some fresh tea. Sun Tea is a method of brewing tea slowly by using the heat of the sun to steep tea bags.
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Ingredients of OLD FASHIONED SUN TEA WITH DEBBIE'S STRAWBERRY SYRUP
- It’s 1 of STRAWBERRY SIMPLE SYRUP….
- You need 3 cup of sliced strawberries.
- It’s 1 1/2 cup of cold water.
- Prepare 1 1/2 cup of granulated sugar.
- It’s 1 of a fine mesh strainer.
- Prepare 2 medium of sauce pans.
- It’s 1 of GREEN ICED TEA….
- Prepare 2 of green tea bags or black tea if you prefer.
- You need 6 cup of cold water.
- You need 1/4 cup of homemade strawberry syrup.
- You need 1 of ice.
- You need 1 of glass jar large enough to hold 6 cups of water with a lid.
Enjoy this syrup cocktail, it is used with vodka or Tequila for example. It can also be lengthened with a white wine to make a Kir or a sparkling wine. Sichuan pepper gives a beautiful depth and tone to delicious sweet strawberries. The kind of syrup that tastes childhood memories. adult version!
OLD FASHIONED SUN TEA WITH DEBBIE'S STRAWBERRY SYRUP step by step
- DEBBIE'S STRAWBERRY SYRUP….
- place strawberries and water in one sauce pan, bring to a boil.
- reduce heat to medium and simmer 20 minutes, skimming any foam that rises to the top.
- strawberries will have lost most of their colour and water will be a deep pink/red, remove from heat.
- place strainer over second sauce pan, pour strawberries into strainer allowing liquid to drain clear into sauce pan.
- don't press or mash berries into the strainer…this will cloud the syrup.
- place liquid over heat, add sugar and bring to a full rolling boil, boil 3 – 4 minutes stirring frequently to dissolve sugar completely.
- reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes more, skim off all foam to keep syrup from clouding.
- allow to cool pour into glass container and refrigerate.
- GREEN ICED TEA….
- place 6 cups of water in jar, add tea bags put lid on and set out in the sun.
- allow tea to steep in the sun several hours.
- when tea is steeped, remove tea bags, stir in 1/4 cup strawberry syrup serve over ice.
Fruit preserves, particularly berry jams, are a mainstay of the afternoon tea table, and inside cakes such as Victoria sponge (see recipe, left), so the Downton cooks would have often been busy making batches. Jam in the Downton era would have been served with a special. Old-Fashioned Strawberry Jam the way grandma used to make is easy with this fully illustrated Making and canning your own old-fashioned strawberry jam without pectin is also easy. Strawberries – preferably fresh, but frozen (without syrup) works, too. Normally I like to make a simple syrup when it comes to my fruit sweet teas.