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Tea TalkTea Inspired Recipes

Barry's Tea Organic Peppermint Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles, yum, a winning after dinner treat so why not treat yourself, or your guests to truffles with a twist....an Organic Peppermint twist. Enter Barry's Tea Organic Peppermint Chocolate Truffles.

Ingredients

  • 120g Dark Chocolate
  • 90g Butter
  • 30g Castor Sugar
  • 2 Barry's Tea Organic Peppermint tea bags
  • 1 Egg Yoke
  • 30g Hazlenuts

Directions

  • Soak the Barry's Tea Organic Peppermint tea bags in 50ml of boiling water for 20 minutes.
  • Place a Pyrex dish over a pot of boiling water making sure that the bowl doesn't actually touch the water.
  • Remove the tea bags and place the infused water into the bowl, adding in the chocolate, butter and sugar. Stir gently allowing the mixture to melt.
  • Take the bowl off the heat and leave to cool for a few minutes, then whisk in your egg yoke.
  • Place the bowl in the fridge for 5-6 hours to set.
  • Crush your hazlenuts into a coarse powder.
  • Taking teaspoons of the chocolate mixture, roll into small balls with your hands. 
  • Roll these individual balls in the coarse hazlenut powder and voilà....welcome to truffle paradise!

 

Irish Tea Brack

Our special Irish Tea Brack recipe, made even more tasty by adding one key ingredient – we’re sure you can guess what that is!

Ingredients

  • 8 fl.oz. strong Barry’s Tea
  • 6 oz brown sugar
  • 1lb  mixed, dried fruit
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten)
  • 9 oz. plain flour
  • ½ level teaspoon breadsoda

Directions

Put tea, sugar and dried fruit in a bowl, cover and leave to soak overnight. Grease a 2lb loaf tin. Add the lightly beaten egg to the fruit mixture. Sieve the flour and breadsoda together and fold into the mixture. Turn into the prepared tin and bake for 1 1/2- 1 3/4 hours at 350oF (180oC) or Mark 4. Cool on a wire tray and server sliced with butter.

 


Barry's Very Berry Cocktail

This drink has become a favourite tipple at our Barry's Tea events. But you don't have to be at one to try one! Why not have your friends around and give it a go?

Ingredients & Directions

  • 2 Parts Barry's Very Berry Tea brewed very strong and chilled
  • 1 Part Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 Part Sugar Syrup
  • 1 Part Vodka

Shake over ice and enjoy!

 

 

Barry's Iced Tea

Ingredients

  • 5-6 tea bags of Barry’s Black or Fruit Tea
  • 5 cups of hot water
  • 4 cups of ice
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • Sugar if required

Directions
Brew the teabags in 5 cups of hot water for 2- 3 minutes. Add 3 cups of ice and refrigerate for 4-5 minutes. Take the Iced Tea out of fridge, add the honey and stir well. Sugar may be added at this stage for an extra sweet treat. Stir in the lemon juice and add more ice if required. Enjoy! 

 

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