Recipe: Cinnamon Basil Tea with Cocoa

Herbal and spiced teas
November 07, 2009

Have I mention before how much I love cinnamon basil? Its cinnamon aroma can't be described, the plant is still producing fresh leaves in November and the flowers... are in the header of this blog.

Cinnamon basilCinnamon basil can be grown as other basil varieties: seed in march/april without pressing the seeds, transplant after a month, harvest all summer long (and autumn too).

Cinnamon basil can be used... well, in every dish where you would use basil or cinnamon.
It's perfect with dessert recipes, like the Chocolate and Cinnamon Basil Patties and can be added to teas mixtures.

 Cinnamon Basil Tea with Cocoa

Cinnamon Basil Tea with Cocoa

2 tsp black tea
1/2 tsp bitter cocoa
some cinnamon basil leaf
500ml boiling water

Flowers TeaA similar recipe:

Flowers Tea

Monthly MingleThis post goes to Monthly Mingle, that this month has Brunch as theme. What is it a brunch without some good tea?

Tags: Cinnamon Basil  Teas  

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Author: Joanne (URL)

What a great idea for the brunch! This tea sounds divine. I am still tossing around ideas...who knows what I will make!

Author: Graziana

Your apple and cinnamon pancakes for the brunch event are great!

Author: tasteofbeirut (URL)

Interesting! I am growing a mint variety that smells of cocoa too! Never thought of adding it in my tea, thanks for the tip.

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