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How to make Orange Iced Tea Punch

On a hunt for cold, refreshing drink recipes for summers? This orange iced tea punch tastes amazing & is sure quench your thirst.

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This drink has a sweet citrusy flavour with just a hint of tea in the background. I’ve used Darjeeling tea leaves to prepare this drink. But actually white tea is best for making ice tea. 

But if you don’t have white tea then you can also prepare ice tea with Darjeeling or Black tea. But remember do not infuse this Darjeeling or black tea for more than 15 minutes or so otherwise your drink will become too strong


Darjeeling Tea

Now let’s see how I’ve prepared this Orange Iced Tea Punch

Ingredients required to make Orange iced tea punch:- (Serves 6 glasses)

  1. Water – 1 cup
  2. Orange juice – 2 cups
  3. Ginger crushed – 1″
  4. Juice of half lemon
  5. Mint chopped – 2 tbsp.
  6. Crushed Black Pepper – 1/6 Tsp
  7. Sugar – 4 tbsp.
  8. Tea leaves – 1 tsp (white tea or Darjeeling tea)
  9. Some ice cubes
  10. Strawberry Crush  – 6tsp (optional)
  11. Drinking Soda – 3 cup

Method to prepare Orange Iced Tea Punch:-

  1. Boil water with crushed ginger, 1tbsp mint leaves & sugar.img_8798
  2. Add tea leaves to this mixture & leave to cool. Strain it.img_8800
  3. Now pour orange juice, 1tbsp chopped mint leaves, lemon juice and black pepper in black tea.
  4. Put 1 tsp of strawberry crush per glass. This step is optional, as I like different colour layers in my drink that’s why I added it.
  5. Also, put some ice in each glass. Pour some tangy tea over ice. Fill up to the half glass.
  6.  Fill remaining glass with soda or chilled water.
  7. Garnish with mint, lemon or cherry. Serve chilled.

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  1. Hi,

    It is indeed a type of tea to be tried in summer.


    1. Yes!! It’s delicious 🙂

  2. oh this looks yummy!

  3. This looks so refreshing. We just bought a house with a back porch. I can imagine sipping this there on a warm summer evening! Thanks for the post!

    1. Thanks dear… Do try, I know you’ll love it 🙂 And congratulations for new home<3

  4. Absolutely delicious!

    1. It is 🙂 A must try!!

  5. This drink looks refreshing. Can’t wait to try

  6. This does look very refreshing…May I add, beautiful pictures to compliment the post 🙂

  7. With thanks! Valuable information!

    1. forkfulofhappiness says:

      Thanks much!

  8. Alexa says:

    I hate tea but I love citrus. I’ll have to try this since it only has a *hint* of tea flavor. My mother and I are opposites so maybe this will finally be a drink we can both agree on for family gatherings.

  9. This will be a combination of two of my favorites so a yes for me!

  10. Yum this looks so refreshing for summer! I’m not a fan of iced tea, but it looks like a great drink to serve guests on a hot day!

    1. forkfulofhappiness says:


  11. Now, this would hit the spot on a hot day here. I’ve never heard of adding some of these ingredients to flavored tea so I can’t wait to try your recipe. It looks so chilled and refreshing.

  12. I heard this kind of drink should be taken often. I would love to start practising this. Thanks for the reminder.

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