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Chritsmas Tea Recipes

With party season in full flow we’ve put together a few tea-filled recipes to infuse a touch of decadence into your celebrations!

Waltz of Flowers TruffleWaltz of the Flower Truffles

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Method

  • In a pestle and mortar grind 2 tsp. of Waltz of the Flowers tea until fine, add in a tablespoon of boiling water to start to release the flavour.
  • In a food processer place the almonds, caster sugar and icing sugar and blitz until mixed.
  • Add in the tea mixture and the first egg yolk. Continue to blend until the mixture comes together as a paste, add in the second egg yolk if needed.
  • Once you have a firm dough remove from the blender shape into bite sized balls and refrigerate.
  • Crush the pistachios.
  • Melt the dark chocolate until liquid and carefully dip in each of the set marzipan balls, sprinkle over crushed pistachio and a few petals from the tea and allow to cool and set.
  • Keep in an airtight container in the fridge until ready to serve.

 

Nutcracker LatteThe Nutcracker Latte

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Toppings Optional

  • marshmallows
  • whipped cream
  • cinnamon

Method

  • Brew 1 tsp. per latte of Nutcracker tea in 125ml of boiling water for 5 minutes.
  • Combine the milk and condensed milk and heat- you can do this in a pan, with a steam wand or velvetiser.
  • Strain the tea into your mug and top with milk concoction.
  • To finish swirl on whipped cream, cinnamon and marshmallows!

 

 

Matcha Xmas Tree Cookies

Matcha Christmas Tree Cookies

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• 1 tsp. Ceremonial Matcha
• 250g unsalted butter
• 250g caster sugar
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 1 large egg
• 2 tsp baking powder
• 350g plain flour

Method

• Preheat the oven to 180° C. In a mixing bowl cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy. Then whisk in the egg and vanilla
• Combine the baking powder with flour and matcha, then slowly add in the wet mixture until it becomes a firm dough.
• Chill the dough for 20-30 minutes until firm, roll out on a flour surface & use a cookie cutter to create the shapes.
• Bake for 8-10 minutes, leave to cool then drizzle with icing or white chocolate let it set and serve!

 

Merry Christmas & Happy Brewing!

Nutcracker Latte
 
 
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