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A killer combination: tea and ice cream. I used Tower of London, a black tea with fruity notes from Harney & Sons which was a perfect match to the vanilla ice cream.
ICE CREAM TEA FLOAT
Makes 5 cups
1. Bring sugar & water to a boil. Simmer until sugar dissolves. Take off heat & steep tea for 5 minutes. Filter tea.
2. Put 2 tablespoons of tea into a cup.
3. Pour seltzer water halfway up the cup. (This prevents overflowing once the ice cream is added.)
4. Add a scoop of ice cream and top with more seltzer water as needed. Enjoy!
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