Making the Perfect Coconut Tea — February 7, 2021

Making the Perfect Coconut Tea

Coconut tea is a caffeinated beverageĀ that is relatively new to America and parts of Europe, but has actually been enjoyed for generations in tropical regions where coconuts commonly grow.

Coconut tea combines coconut flakes and milkĀ into green orĀ black tea toĀ createĀ bothĀ a wonderful flavor and a wealth of health benefits.

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The Why

Coconut milk contans a high level of healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamin C,Ā fiber, and many important minerals—such as magnesium,Ā iron, and potassium.

Coconut has been proven to have many health benefits. Coconut and coconut-related groceries such as coconut oil and shredded coconut canĀ help prevent cancer, improve heart health, boosting the immune system, and protect the skin.

Green and black teaĀ can give the immune system a major boost.

Both of these two main ingredients can h ve an effect on theĀ metabolism, boost passive fat-burning. aid weight loss efforts, help protect you fromĀ high blood pressure and coronary heart disease…

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Coconut Tea

  • 2Tbsp heavy milk
  • 1CĀ coconut milk
  • 4 green or black tea bags
  • 4C water
  • 8Ā cardamom pods
  • 8Ā cloves
  • 2Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1TbspĀ peppercorn

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InstructionsĀ 

Bring 4 cups of water to boil, At this point you can choose between making chai coconut tea or green tea coconut tea.

To make chai coconut tea, add 8 cardamom pods, 8 cloves, and 1Tbsp to saucepan. Then add four black tea bags. Remove from heat. Steep for 5min. In a second saucepan, bring 1C coconut milk and 2Tbsp brown sugar to a simmer. Mix the milk into the tea. Heat for 2min. Whisk the entire mixture.

To make coconut green tea, add three green tea bags. Remove from heat. Let the tea steep 5min. Pour in 1/4 cup of coconut milk and 2 tablespoons of heavy cream. Stir thoroughly. Remove the tea bag. Regardless which tea you are making, you can either serve the tea warm or refrigerate and serve cold. Ā