Bee Cool Lilikoi Tea

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on March 19, 2014.



Bee Cool Lilikoi Tea

  • 6 cups hot water
  • 6 bags of green tea
  • 1/4 cup raw sugar or to taste
  • 1/2 cup of local honey or to taste
  • 2 limes
  • 2 cups fresh lilikoi pulp
  • 1/2 bunch fresh mint, lightly bruised


  1. In a large heat-resistant pitcher, pour water over tea bags and steep for 5-10 minutes (steep longer for a stronger tea).
  2. Remove tea bags.
  3. While the water is still warm, add sugar, honey, lilikoi pulp, and lime; stir to dissolve.
  4. For a sweeter tea add additional honey or sugar to taste.
  5. Let the drink cool to room temperature, add mint and refrigerate.
  6. Let chill for 2 hours.
  7. Serve over ice.

Makes 6 servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving:
170 calories, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol,25 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 41 g sugar, 1 g protein


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