If you're looking for a sweet and healthy way to make your tea, then adding honey is the perfect solution! Honey tastes sweeter than sugar, and just a little bit goes a long way. In this article, we'll teach you how to make tea with honey so you can enjoy all the benefits that come with it.

How do I Make Tea with Honey

How do I Make Tea with Honey?

Now that we've answered the question of how to make tea with honey, let's get into the specifics!

Here's what you'll need:

- Tea of your choice (we recommend herbal tea or green tea)

- Honey (raw honey is best)

- A mug or cup

- A spoon for stirring

- Hot water from a kettle or pot

Step by Step Guide

1. Start by boiling water, depending on what tea type you are drinking will determine the water temperature needed.

2. Next, add one teaspoon of honey per cup of tea.

3. Stir until the honey has dissolved completely.

4, Add your tea bag or loose tea leaves and allow the tea to steep for three to five minutes.

And that's it! You've now learned how to make tea with honey. Enjoy your delicious and healthy cup of tea!

Tea and Coffee FAQ's

Questions About Tea with Honey

Do you put milk in tea with honey?

You can, but it's not necessary. If you do choose to add milk, we recommend doing so after the tea has steeped and the honey has been added. This will prevent the milk from curdling.

Does honey taste sweeter than sugar?

Yes, honey is sweeter than sugar. However, because it is so sweet, you don't need to use as much of it to achieve the desired sweetness. This makes honey a more cost-effective and healthier choice than sugar.

Is honey in tea good for you?

Honey has many benefits, both when consumed on its own and when added to tea. Honey is a natural antibacterial, so it can help fight off infection. It's also a great source of antioxidants and can help boost your immune system. honey is also thought to help relieve coughs and sore throats.

Is honey in tea good for weight loss?

Honey is a great alternative to sugar for those looking to lose weight. Because it is so sweet, you don't need to use as much of it to achieve the desired sweetness. This means that you end up consuming fewer calories overall. Honey is also thought to help boost your metabolism and promote fat burning.

Is honey in hot water poisonous?

A common concern when adding honey to hot water is that it might become poisonous. However, this is not the case! The temperatures reached when boiling water are not high enough to change the chemical structure of honey. So rest assured, your honey tea will be perfectly safe to drink.


Author: Richard Smith

Partner at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company

Richard Smith is a Tea expert, entrepreneur, and owner of The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company. Part of a family of renowned Tea planters dating back four generations, he was born in Calcutta (Kolkata), India, where he spent his childhood between Tea Estates in Assam and Darjeeling.

In the late 1970s, having accumulated years of knowledge in the industry, Mr Smith and his mother, Janet Smith, moved to Kent, South East England, to establish a Tea business in the village of Pluckley. Their early days of packing Tea Bags by hand from chests of 10,000 prompted the creation of the company’s flagship infusion known as Pluckley Tea. It remains our most popular product today.

Mr Smith, who studied economics at London Polytechnic, has since specialised in over 1,000 types of Loose Leaf Tea - in addition to around 70 varieties of Roast Coffee - from around the world. These are now available at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, where everything is still packed by hand and fresh to order, not only to honour tradition but to ensure the utmost quality and consistency.