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Sparkling Strawberry Tea


September 19, 2019

Sure to be a party favorite, it’s a festive blend of lemonade, strawberry puree, loose Red Diamond® Premium Tea and, for that added sparkle – bubbly soda water. Have spare peaches on hand? Make it with peach or any fresh fruit, and serve as a mocktail or with your favorite clear alcohol.


20 grams/2 Tbsp loose Red Diamond® Premium Tea

1 qt strawberries, fresh, washed and capped

1 1/2 qts boiling water

1/2 cup sugar

1 can (6oz) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed

1 2-liter bottle lemon-lime carbonated soda, cold

Mint sprigs, for garnish


1Place strawberries in a blender, and process until smooth

2Put loose tea in a heatproof, bowl and pour water over

3Cover, and steep for 10 minutes

4Pour the tea through a fine mesh strainer into a large pitcher or punch bowl

5Add the sugar, lemonade concentrate and strawberry puree

6Stir to blend

7Cover and refrigerate

8When ready to serve, add the lemon-lime soda

9Stir and serve over ice

10Garnish with a mint sprig