Brew with fresh boiling water and infuse for 3 to 5 minutes
Cucumber and Orange Marmalade Tea is a wonderful creation using some of the ingredients you know and love in an Afternoon Tea. Though on the surface, it might sound strange, it is, unmistakably, a Flavoured Black Tea of bold character and indulgent tasting notes.
It evokes images of dainty sandwiches, scones and cake upon an elegant tiered stand. What’s not to like?
The blend consists of Black Tea Leaves, Safflowers, Orange Slices, Cucumber Slices, Orange Peel, Sweet Blackberry Leaves and Natural Flavouring. Such a combination is bound to impress anyone who drinks it.
If you’re looking to make your Afternoon Tea at Home a truly special occasion, you’ve chosen well with Cucumber and Orange Marmalade Tea. We pack it fresh to order here at our Kent-based factory.
Facts About Afternoon Tea
- This is a centuries-old tradition, an elaborate affair involving a pot of Loose Leaf Tea, sandwiches, sweet pastries, cakes and scones with clotted cream and jam.
- The practise dates back to 1840 when Anna, the Seventh Duchess of Bedford, decided she needed a “snack” between lunch and dinner.
- It is different from a High Tea. The latter first became popular among the working classes of Britain during the 1800s, involving heavier food such as meat pies and fish dishes.
- When it comes to the Tea served at an Afternoon Tea, the most common are English Breakfast Blends and Earl Grey. Those wanting to be adventurous, however, might instead brew up Cucumber and Orange Marmalade Tea.
Does Cucumber and Orange Marmalade Tea Have Caffeine?
Black, Green, White and Oolong Tea all come from the same plant: Camellia sinensis. The difference between each type happens at the factory, whereby Black Tea undergoes the most oxidation.
This means that it also contains the highest amount of caffeine - around 45-mg per 8-oz cup. Cucumber and Orange Marmalade Tea is no exception, thus making it an excellent choice for an energy boost.
Type of Tea: Black Tea.
Ingredients: Black Tea Leaves, Safflowers, Orange Slices, Cucumber Slices, Orange Peel, Sweet Blackberry Leaves and Natural Flavouring.
Brewing Instructions: Brew using freshly boiled water. Infuse for 3 to 5 minutes.
How to Serve: Best served without additions.
Tasting Notes: Imparts rich, fruity notes of orange and cool, refreshing cucumber undertones.
Colour in Cup: Coppery-orange liquor, light in tone.
Cucumber and Orange Marmalade Tea Health Benefits
Our skin is the largest organ - one that requires plenty of care by us. Drinking Cucumber and Orange Marmalade Tea might provide support.
This is for numerous reasons, although mostly because of its antioxidants. The polyphenols and Tannins in Tea, for example, can boost the rejuvenation of skin cells.
Its catechins and flavonoids, meanwhile, might prevent skin infections.