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

  • Calories 22
  • Carbohydrate 5
  • Fiber 1
  • Protein 0.1
  • Sugar 3


  • 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.