Lemony Tea Punch Recipe

Summary

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Ingredients

 Tea leaves2 Tablespoon
 Boiling water2 Pint (1.2 Liters)
 Finely pared lemon rind1 Large
 Soft brown sugar6 Ounce (175 Gram)
 Dark rum8 Fluid Ounce (250 Milliliter)
 Brandy8 Fluid Ounce (250 Milliliter)
 Soda water1 Pint (600 Milliliter)

Directions

Place the tea leaves in a teapot or jug and pour over the boiling water.
Cover and leave to infuse for 5 minutes.
Put the lemon rind and sugar in a mixing bowl and crush them together with a wooden spoon or pestle to release the zest from the rind.
Pour the tea onto the sugar mixture and stir to dissolve the sugar.
Allow to cool.
Strain the tea mixture into a punch bowl.
Discard the lemon rind and tea leaves.
Stir the rum and brandy into the strained tea.
Serve chilled, adding the soda water, if used, just before serving.
Makes about 1.8 litres/3 pints
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