Balkan Tea

Made by SA's no. 1 sugar brand.


Recipe courtesy of Sunday Times.

Serves 4


60 ml (4 T) black tea leaves (or 4 tea bags)

1 litre boiling water

60 ml (4 T) dark rum

Huletts EquiSweet, to taste

250 ml (1 cup) fresh cream, whipped

5 ml (1 t) black tea leaves

  1. Place tea in pot, pour in boiling water and steep for about 5 minutes or until strong.
  2. Strain if using loose tea.
  3. Divide rum between 4 heatproof glasses.
  4. Pour in tea, sweeten to taste and top with a dollop of cream and a light sprinkling of tea leaves.