Grapefruit Iced Tea

  1. Measure 4 tsp of tea leaves and place into a teapot. Bring the water to a rolling boil at 212oF (100oC).
  2. Add enough hot water to submerse the tea leaves and let it sit for a few seconds before pouring out the water. Warming the tea leaves and teaware allow for a better brew.
  3. Add 16oz (2 cups) of boiling water and let the tea leaves steep for 5 minutes.
  4. Put ice cubes into a pitcher.
  5. Pour the tea from the teapot into the pitcher and put the pitcher into refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  6. Pour 30ml of grapefruit juice and 10ml of syrup into glass cup.
  7. Fill the glass cup 2/3 full with ice cube and stir.
  8. Take the pitcher out from the refrigerator and pour 100ml of tea into glass cup.
  9. Make a cut on a piece of grapefruit and place it on the rim of the cup for decoration. (Optional)
  10. In addition to be delicious, it is also pleasing to the eye. You will see a light yellowish color toward the bottom and reddish color on the top.