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Make this warm and refreshing California Cling Peach Medicine Ball tea, a coffeehouse-inspired drink at home with cling peach puree, mint tea, lemon juice, and honey.
It is that time of year when the weather is quickly changing and you may find yourself in need of something that is warm enough to clear a stuffy head and perfect for a cold day. A medicine ball is a perfect drink to help with that.
What is a Medicine Ball?
A medicine ball is a drink that is popular at a favorite coffeehouse. It is a hot tea made with two different tea blends, steamed lemonade, and honey. The combination of mint, honey, and lemon is soothing to the throat and served warm to clear a stuffy head. Hence why it is called a medicine ball.
This drink is perfect the way it is, but today we're going to put a twist on it by adding in some canned California Cling Peaches.
Why Use California Cling Peaches?
California Cling Peaches are harvested, packed and shipped at their peak ripeness to ensure a one of a kind naturally sweet flavor. They're great to keep in your pantry at all times because they have a long shelf life.
Unopened canned California Cling Peaches can be stored directly from the store shelves to your pantry so you can quickly and simply enjoy a delicious taste of California sunshine all winter long. After all dark, cold, and snowy mornings could use a little sunny treat like California Cling Peaches!
Making and storing cling peach puree is a great way to add a little sunshine to many of your favorite recipes including this medicine ball. Learn more tips, tricks, and best practices for storing your canned California Cling Peaches by going to the California Cling Peaches website.
- California Cling Peaches - This ingredient will be used to make a simple puree to add cling peach flavor to the drink. Find them easily at your local grocery store in single-serve cups, jars, and cans. Be sure to check the label to make sure it is USA/California Grown. This is usually located on the back of the label or the bottom of the can. Also, check whether they're packed in syrup or juice.
- Mint Tea - Use any mint tea that you prefer. There are many different kinds and it really comes down to preference and what you have available.
- Lemon Juice - Use fresh lemon juice or premade lemon juice that is 100% with no other additional ingredients. If you want keep it similar to the coffeehouse version, then you may substitute lemonade instead.
- Honey - Adds sweetness to the drink and helps to soothe the throat. Try to use local honey if you have it available, but any will work.
Begin the recipe by making California cling peach puree. Pour some canned cling peaches into a blender and blend for a few seconds, until the mixture is thick and slightly smooth. Pour the prepared puree into an airtight container. It can be kept in the refrigerator or freezer.
Steep the mint tea in some hot water for about 5 minutes.
Assemble the drink by adding the cling peach puree into a cup, followed by the prepared mint tea, lemon juice, and honey.
Stir to combine and enjoy!
Place any leftover prepared tea in a jar with a lid or in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Serve cold or warm.
Cling Peach Medicine Ball
- 1 tablespoon California Cling Peach Puree, prepared
- 1 bag mint tea
- 8 ounces hot water
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon honey
- Begin the recipe by making California cling peach puree. Pour some canned cling peaches into a blender and blend for a few seconds, until the mixture is thick and slightly smooth. Pour the prepared puree into an airtight container. It can be kept in the refrigerator or freezer.
- Steep the 1 mint tea bag in 8 ounces of hot water for about 5 minutes.
- Assemble the drink by adding 1 tablespoon cling peach puree into a cup, followed by the prepared mint tea, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon honey. Stir to combine and enjoy!
- Place any leftover prepared tea in a jar with a lid or airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
*All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.
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