Steep it, stir it, sip it -- forget everything you've ever known about hot tea, and fetch your chef's hat. Because why drink your tea when there are so many other unexpected ways to enjoy the beverage basic? You'll be amazed at how this pantry must-have can be transformed, including tea leaf-studded chocolate, soothing green tea soup, and irresistible chai tea muffins.
Put the mug down. That basic tea bag does way more than flavor hot water. Discover just how fun tea time can be with 10 amazing ways to cook with tea.
Jaw-dropping homemade candy is as easy as one, two, tea. Just melt a blend of bittersweet and semisweet chocolate, sprinkle with sea salt and herbal tea leaves, then allow the dessert to harden into luxurious chocolate bars.
Jam or jelly without jasmine? Absurd! Once you blend herbal tea with the beloved breakfast condiment, you'll wonder why other jelly flavors even exist.
How do you make a perfect dessert even more irresistible? Infuse it with chai tea, of course. Steeped in hot milk, the tea adds full-bodied flavor to baked goods, including these breakfast cupcakes complete with sugar, spice, and everything nice.
Once you steep fresh berries in orange pekoe tea, you'll never go back to eating plain fruit. Orange pekoe is the finest grade of black teas, and it softens the bright berries into a sinfully sweet dessert.
Raspberry tea, rose wine, fresh fruit: These boozy freezer pops were practically made for summer brunch. Five ingredients (and a little patience) is all you need for truly divine tea pop-tails.
When the temperature starts to climb, count on this too-cool green tea soup to stop the swelter. Bonus! The summer side dish takes just 25 minutes to prepare.
Love green tea but sick of sippin' it? Churn a tablespoon of matcha into homemade ice cream. The creamy frozen dessert proves light and refreshing.
You already have a go-to pancake recipe, so why not give your syrup the same TLC? Brown sugar and peach juice blend with chai tea for a thick and bubbly breakfast topping.