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Origin:  SerendipiTea
Organic & Kosher

The depth & sheen of a winey black tea shimmers in the vivid contrast of crisp mint.

Hot and Irresistible Coco Recipe
Yield: 8 five-ounce cups or 4 ten-ounce cups
Yield: 10 ounces of brewed Iridescence Tea

Brew the tea stronger than usual - 3 teaspoons of tea to 11 ounces of boiling water. Steep for five minutes.

Make hot chocolate 75 % stronger than directions on the can (your brand choice).

Mix the hot tea with the hot cocoa. Pour into mugs. Add whipped cream & sprig of mint if desired.


Courtesy of Judith Krall-Russo (Tea*Food*History)

  • 4 oz. box makes approx. 50 cups
  • 1 lb. bulk bag makes approx. 175 cups
  • .75 - 1 oz. tin makes approx. 10 cups
  • Some blends are lighter than others; Tin size 2.5″ w x 1″ h
  • 1 oz. Sample makes approx. 10 cups

*see Tea Caddy for storage option*

Transfer contents of box to an air-tight,opaque ceramic or tin kept away from heat and moisture.

All retail packaging components are manufactured in the USA. The box is made from post-consumer-recycled Kraft; the sealed inner bag is sustainably sourced compostable plant-derived material (Nature Flex), labels are made from recycled content with water-soluble inks. All handling, blending, packing is done by hand on-site at SerendipiTea.

Price: $12.00


New Packaging!


Chinese Black Tea (Organic), Peppermint (Organic)

Steeping Instructions:

1. Fill kettle with fresh water, then heat.

2. Warm your teapot with a little hot water, discard, place your tea leaves in teapot, allowing heat of the pot to release bouquet of the tea leaves.

3. Heat water to rolling boil (212°). Steep 1 teaspoon (2.5 g/8 oz. cup) up to 5 minutes.

*Vary time according to taste, & remember that steeping tea leaves beyond 5 mins does not contribute to flavor, only bitterness.
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