Belgian Chocolate Tea
Also Known As: Chocolate Rooibos Tea
Origin: Cedarberg, South Africa, 1500-2500 feet above sea level
Ingredients: Luxury Rooibos, Calendula Petals, Cacao Bean Pieces and Natural Flavors
Type: Rooibos Tea
Caffeine Content: None
Taste and Aroma: Velvety chocolate smoothness with decadent notes of truffle melting in your mouth. Excellent combination of cacao and rooibos.
Number of Cups: 16oz = 200 cups tea; 4 oz = 50 cups tea, 1 oz = 11 cups tea
Preparation: Hot Tea- Put 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose rooibos for each 7-9 oz/200-260 ml of water in the teapot. Pour freshly boiled water over rooibos. Steep 3-7 minutes. Add milk and sugar to taste.
Iced Tea- To make 1 L/1 QT, put 6 slightly heaping teaspoons of loose rooibos into a teapot. Pour 1¼ cups/315ml of boiling water over rooibos. Steep 5 minutes. Fill a serving pitcher 1/4 full with cold water. Pour tea into serving pitcher straining the rooibos. Add ice, top-up with cold water, garnish and sweeten to taste.
Uses: A fat-free indulgence that won't ruin your diet! Rooibos tea contains antioxidants and is often used to relieve nervous tension, allergies and digestive problems.
Substitutes:Ceylon Black Tea, Hibiscus Rabak Herbal Tea Organic and Vanilla Chai Tea
Fun Fact: Rooibos-based drinks like iced tea, concentrated rooibos (also known as red espresso), rooibos-based variations of coffee drinks like red lattes and red cappuccinos and even a Rooibos-infused liqueur have gained popularity in Africa and are now spreading to the rest of the world.