Mocktail with Rose and Litchi
Updated: May 23
PREPARATION: 10 minutes | INFUSION TIME: 10 minutes | COOLING TIME: 30 minutes or more | YIELD : 4 to 8 portions | 4 wine glasses or 6 to 8 champagne flutes
300 ml white cranberry juice
2 sachets (or 6 g of the loose blend) of FloralTea's Rose tea
430 ml (1 ¾ cup) sparkled cider (with or without alcohol)
60 ml (1/4 cup) lychee sirup from a can of (560 ml)
Ice cubes, rose buds for decoration (optional)
In a small pot, bring the cranberry juice to a boil. Add the rose tea sachets, remove pot from heat and let infuse for 10 minutes. Transfer pot content to the fridge until cold.
Remove the sachets. In a pitcher, mix the rose tea infusion, cider and lychee sirup.
Serve in wine glasses or champagne flutes. Add ice cubes and rose buds for decoration, if desired.
Enjoy ! It's heavenly refreshing, unique and delicious !
To purchase FloralTea's Rose herbal tea, click HERE.
" The first time I tasted FloralTea's Rose tea, I was immediately conquered by the beauty and quality of the product. The organic rose buds ( from the Queen of roses, the Rosa Damascena ) contained in the silky sachet handmade by this dynamic local business, are simply stunning with beauty and flavor!
The intoxicating smell of the whole rose buds had already captured my attention. But when I saw the dazzling baby pink color of the infusion in my cup, harmonized with the color of the tea blend and its packaging, it immediately conquered my heart. And what about its taste ! An explosion of flavor, floral, balanced, and with a delicacy unsuspected on the palate.
Needless to say, that I immediately brewed myself a second cup and that I wanted to share with you the thousand and one ideas that popped up in my head, in order to capture this heavenly taste of rose from your cup to your favorite recipes of cocktails, jellies, cookies and other sweets.
I therefore propose you one recipe of my own, easy and quick to make with FloralTea's Rose herbal tea. Perfect for your Holiday receptions or for any festive occasion the rest of the year, this divine mocktail with rose and litchi will surprise and wow your taste buds as well as your guests!
Happy Holidays and to your health ! "
To help you regain your well-being and vitality, Nathalie offers herbalist-phytotherapist care at l'Espace Santé 1133 in Montreal, combining traditional herbal medicine and energy treatments. She is a member of the Quebec Guild of Herbalists and is a naturopath certified by the Academy of Naturopaths and Naturotherapists of Canada. She is a food consultant and a culinary florist. She is the author of the book Des fleurs dans votre assiette published by Editions MultiMondes, distributed in Canada and Europe. Honored at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in July 2019 in Macau, China, her book won the 3 rd place worldwide in the A13 category Blogger / Social Media printed book. Her book was also nominated for the Taste Canada Awards 2019, where she stood out as a finalist alongside Ricardo and Josée di Stasio.