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Sweet Osmanthus Oolong Tea Recipe

June 30, 2016 No comments

If you're into Asian desserts, you might've heard about sweet osmanthus (or 'osmanthus fragrans'). These flowers have an intense sweet, apricot like scent and are dried for use in the Chinese kitchen.

In this article we aren't going into all the different desserts you can make with these little flowers, but share a classic recipes on how to blend this osmanthus flower with traditional oolong leaf tea. This recipe is often pre-blended for sale, but it taste way better when you blend fresh and infuse!

Osmanthus isn't just very tasty, but also antioxidant and vitamin b-3 rich, and it can help you with curbing your appetite. So why not give it a try!

Osmanthus oolong tea ingredients:

Osmanthus oolong tea brewing instructions

  • Rinse the oolong tea with hot water (95 C - 200 F).
  • Add hot water again.
  • Sprinkle the osmanthus flowers on top
  • Let it steep for 3 minutes and serve.

Watch the video below for a demonstration.

Prefer to blend osmanthus with a green tea? Then see this Osmanthus green tea recipe.

Love osmanthus? Also discover our recipe on making osmanthus sugar. We're also working on a recipe for osmanthus jelly and it will be published soon! Follow one of our social media channels to stay up dated!