Recipes for Rooibos Tea, Rooibos Liqueur

Rooibos is a sweet, refreshing and versatile tea that can be incorporated into iced teas, fruit juices and cocktails or even in your cooking and baking. The following are some exciting variations to your normal cup of Rooibos tea :

The Method

  • 750ml Brandy
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 sticks of cinnamon
  • 750ml strong, hot rooibos
  • 600g white sugar (750ml)
  • 25ml honey

Add cloves and cinnamon to the brandy, shake the bottle and allow it to infuse overnight. Heat sugar and rooibos tea over moderate heat until sugar has dissolved. Boil uncovered for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in honey. Remove cloves and cinnamon from the brandy. Add the brandy to the tea syrup and mix well. Pour into sterilized bottles and seal.