Make the best Iced Tea!

2 min 60 min
62 min

It's going to be so hot this week... Start in time for a little refreshment!

Make your own iced tea quickly with tea from Het Kleinste Huis.

What do you need for Iced tea?

How to make Iced tea?

Making iced tea is very simple. Broadly speaking, it does not differ much from normal tea making. Via the step-by-step plan below you will have delicious refreshing iced tea within an hour!

  1. Boil the water and then pour it into a water pitcher.
  2. Cool the water for a few minutes and add the tea through a infuser or a tea filter
  3. Let the tea steep for 3 - 4 minutes
  4. Add a few lemon wedges. Then put the pitcher in the fridge for 5 - 10 minutes to cool down
  5. Has the iced tea cooled down enough? Add the ice cubes. Iced tea is also delicious with a little bit of honey! Let the good times begin!
Good times! De lekkerste Ijsthee.

If you also go to the beach. Then fill a thermos with your iced tea. This way you can enjoy your freshly made drink for even longer!

Making iced tea even easier?

Do you find the above method of making tea too cumbersome? The next method is even easier, but you have to wait a little longer for your result. This method is also known as 'Cold Brew'.

With this method you make tea with cold tap water. You can use Earl Grey, for example. You can also make delicious and simple iced tea from Earl Gray: 6 -7 teaspoons of Earl Gray in 1 liter of cold water. Then let it rest overnight in the fridge.

The next day you can strain out the leaves and drink! Of course delicious with honey or some slices of orange... Yammie!

Tea Shop Het Kleinste Huis

In addition to our Forest Fruit blend or Earl Grey, we also sell a wide variety of other teas that are suitable for iced tea. All available in store and online! Click here for more information about these teas.

Don't have the time or inclination to make your own iced tea? Come and visit one of our special tea rooms. We are happy to prepare one for you!

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For a large part of her life Kirsten has had a passion for entrepreneurship and tea. Since 2014, she has been combining this with her husband, Niels, in the tea specialty store Het Kleinste Huis (The Smallest House in Amsterdam). Kirsten likes to write about things that keep her busy (this doesn't have to be just tea!).

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