Honeybush iced tea

February 9, 2015 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Honeybush iced tea recipe

Ditch the processed stuff for your own homemade version! This honeybush iced tea is far healthier than its store-bought alternative, and is also delicious and easy to make. Enjoy on a warm afternoon.

Recipe by Chris Erusmus

Honeybush iced tea

Serves: 2
Cooking Time: 10 mins


  • Ice tea

  • 2 sprigs wild honeybush/3 honeybush tea bags
  • 500ml (2 cups) water
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • To serve

  • ice cubes, to serve
  • honeybush flowers, to garnish



Place the honeybush and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and leave to steep, 10 minutes. Strain and refrigerate until cold.


Stir in the lemon zest and juice and serve over ice. Garnish with honeybush flowers.


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