Butterfly pea tea is a tea made from dried or fresh butterfly pea flowers. The tea is rich in anti-oxidants and is caffeine-free which makes it a great ingredient in so many drinks! Also, it changes colour depending on the pH of drink which can be used to make beautiful and magical unicorn themed drinks! Here is a recipe for delicious, anti-oxidant rich and magical looking butterfly pea tea lemonade-
RECIPE FOR BUTTERFLY PEA TEA LEMONADE:
Things you need-
- 5 tablespoons butterfly pea flowers- fresh or dried
- 3 cups water
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- Sugar as per taste
- Salt as per taste
In a saucepan, combine butterfly pea flowers, water and sugar. Simmer and your butterfly pea syrup is ready.
In a glass, add ice cubes and pour the butterfly pea flower syrup that you just made half way through the glass.
Gently pour in lemon juice. You will see a natural purple to pink gradient where lemon hits the syrup.
Sprinkle a little salt on top and your butterfly pea unicorn lemonade is ready!
Stir before consuming.