Iced Tea Drink – Iced Mango Ceylon Tea Drink
This Summer Heat wave has made its way into Korea.
Every morning, we can hear the cicadas singing (meh, meh, meeehhh!)
It’s much too hot to jump into the kitchen right now. So instead, we’ll whip-up something that can cool you down.
Today, we’re making an Iced Mango Ceylon Tea Drink.The best part about this drink is that it’s simple. No blender needed. No fresh fruit. Simply two ingredients that you can keep in the refrigerator- Mango Juice and Ceylon Tea.
Ceylon Tea is a type of black tea which originates from Sri Lanka. It has a bold, full and brisk flavor – with a slight note of citrus.
That slightly citrus note makes it blend beautifully with mango juice.
Now, fruit juice is sweet. Often times, too sweet. I find myself drinking a cup of water afterwards.
But if you cut fruit juice with tea, it does the trick. Perfectly balanced sweetness. And your thirst is quenched.
The inspiration for this drink comes from a café named General Drink Shop – which is located in a posh district of Seoul called Apjujeong.
The drink hit the spot for us – and we immediately though to share with our Neighbors 🙂
Quick Notes on Iced Tea Drink:
In the video, I use 4 tea bags with 4 cups of water (1:1 ratio). I recommend a lot of tea and keeping it in the refrigerator – so you don’t have to boil water each time for single servings.
If you can’t find Ceylon Tea in your local supermarket, substitute with other types of black tea. And let us know if it tastes good 😉
Also, I highly recommend buying Mango Juice (as opposed to Mango Drink). You want that slightly viscous texture of fruit juice.
Finally, don’t forget to make some ice! This drink is meant to enjoyed ice cold!
Enjoy the drink Neighbors! Kick on the A/C and catch up on a few Netflix episodes.
Also, tag us on IG if you make it – we love seeing pictures of you cooking!
- Small amount of Mango Juice
- Handful of Ice Cubes
- 4 cups Water
- 4 Ceylon Teabags
Make Iced Tea
- Place 4 cups of water into a pot. Put on high heat. Once you see small bubble start to form on the bottom of the pot, turn off the heat (no need to bring the pot up to a roaring boil). Then place in 4 teabags. Steep for 2 minutes.
- Let it cool down. Then place in refrigerator and chill.
- Place a good amount of ice cubes into a cup. Fill the cup half-way with mango juice. Then fill the rest with the cold Ceylon Tea. Stir and enjoy!