Cáscara Santa Rosa Honduras Coffee Cherry Tea Fruit Infusion Vegan Tisane Healthy and Rare Brew


£5.00




    Coffee Tea is a sort of oxymoron as it is neither, the cherry part is more specific as this is a fruit infusion or Tisane. Made from the cherry that surrounds the coffee bean, Cascara in Spanish translates into English as either shell, rind, husk or skin. It is absolutely packed with antioxidants, according to the National Institute of Health it's ranked as having ten times more than pomegranate or tea. It contains only a quarter the caffeine content of coffee. The sun-dried cherry husks are lightly toasted and rarely exported, so we are quite pleased to have something unusual and interesting.

    This Cascara comes via the Beneficio Santa Rosa de Copan. Two sacks came into the UK and we bought one of them, quite a limited supply.

    I used a level spoonful and prepared mine in a cafetière using boiling water. I steeped for four minutes and found the resulting brew quite an earthy fruity taste, the second infusion was lovely too, adjusting for personal taste, my favourite was when it had gone cold so I might try a cold infusion overnight in the fridge.

    You will receive 65 grams of this fruit infusion for £5.00 this will allow you to make a between 13 cups and 39 cups of tea. Two grams per cup, this works out at between thirty-eight pence and twelve pence per cup. We also sell larger quantities of this fruit infusion at a more economical rate, the price will therefore be lower. At Gently Stirred every order is gift wrapped so if you're buying for a number of different people just add that information at checkout.

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