If you are one of those who love earl grey tea, then you truly have a classy taste. Not only this, you should also be proud of leading a healthy lifestyle. Scientists believe that this tea guards us against heart diseases. The bergamot extract, the primary ingredient of Earl Grey tea is known to lower the cholesterol levels and protect against many diseases. This tea gets its flavor from a Mediterranean fruit and contains Hydroxy Methyl Glutaryl Flavonones (HMGF), enzymes that attacks the proteins present in the body that lead to cardiovascular diseases.
If you are a big fan of earl grey tea and like to have it in all possible ways, then here are some innovative earl grey tea recipes to try.
- Earl grey ice cream: It is a great summer dessert and quite easy to make. Add glucose, milk and cream in a pan and let it boil. In between whisk together the sugar and egg yolks in a heatproof bowl till you get a smooth and pale mixture. Pour the boiling liquid gently in the mixture and whisk it till you get a smooth paste. Add the tea leaves and set it aside to cool. Churn it in ice cream makers and put in freezer. Serve chilled.
- Earl grey lemon muffins: Preheat the oven to 375°F and grease the muffin cups with butter. Heat the milk in the saucepan over low heat till it is hot but not boiling. Add the earl grey tea bags and let it stay for twenty minutes. In a separate bowl, whisk sugar, salt, flour, nutmeg, baking powder and little lemon zest. Add the milk to this mixture and add butter and eggs and whisk till it is combined. Fill the muffin cup with the batter and bake it for roughly twenty minutes till you get golden on top.
These two are the most popular recipes. Though you can even try an earl grey tea latte, peach earl grey jam, earl grey berry tart and earl grey vanilla tea pancakes.