Vitamin C TeaCuisinart Original Recipe
4 cups water
1 1/2 loose oolong tea
1 1/2 teaspoons dried hibiscus
1 1/2 teaspoons rose hips
1/2 teaspoon dried ginger
1/4 teaspoon lemon balm
2 5-inch strips dried orange peel, broken into small pieces
Fill the Cuisinart PerfecTemp Programmable Tea Steeper & Kettle with water to the 4-cup marking. Put the remaining ingredients as listed above into the tea infuser. Insert the tea infuser into the infuser holder and lock in the raised position. Insert raised steeping assembly into kettle. Turn kettle on, select the Oolong setting (190°F) and press Temp Start. Once the water reaches temperature, set the timer to 4 minutes. Lower the tea infuser into the heated water by turning the steeper lid to the DOWN position. Press Time Start to begin countdown.
Once the time has elapsed, raise the tea infuser from the water by turning the steeper lid to the UP position. Serve immediately or leave on Keep Warm until ready to serve.