Rooibos & pear tea

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

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:6 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 22
  • fat 0g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 5g
  • sugars 3g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 0.1g
  • salt 0g


  • 1 ripe pear, sliced
  • ½ a cinnamon stick
  • 2 tsp 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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