Rooibos & Pear Tea Recipe

Rooibos & Pear Tea Recipe


Rooibos & Pear Tea
By Miriam Nice for BBC Good Food

Add a twist to rooibos tea with the addition of fresh pear and a fragrant cinnamon stick. Garnish with extra pear slices to impress guests at an afternoon tea

Preparation – 5 mins
Cook time – 5 mins - 6 mins
Level – Easy

Makes one 500-600ml pot (serves 1-2)


  • I ripe pear, sliced
  • ½ a cinnamon stick
  • 2 tsps of rooibos leaf tea


  1. Put the pear slices into a large saucepan and add 600ml water and the piece of cinnamon stick – keep a slice or 2 of pear back to use as decoration later if you like. Bring to a simmer, then cook the pear slices for 5-6 mins or until softening.
  2. Take the pan off the heat and add the rooibos tea
  3. Let the mixture steep for 2-3 mins, then strain into a warm teapot to serve, garnished with extra pear slices if you like.

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