At each Starbucks store, "Fruit Jelly Assortment", which you can enjoy in iced tea, is on sale from July 14th. 540 yen (excluding tax) for 3 pieces.
This is a fruit jelly exclusively for iced tea. By combining your favorite tea, you can make a drink that you can enjoy like a plump and fresh dessert. The flavors are "MANGO & ORANGE JELLY", which is characterized by the bittersweetness of orange peel and tropical sweetness and aroma, "PINEAPPLE JELLY", which is characterized by the texture and mellow sweetness and aroma of crispy apple flesh, and the flesh of grapefruit. All three types of "MUSCAT JELLY" featuring the fresh sweetness of Muscat.
For iced tea, use the "Teavana Assorted Set (6 bags)" also sold at Starbucks. There are 6 flavors: youth berry, mint citrus, English breakfast, Earl Gray, chai, and hibiscus. The price is 660 yen (excluding tax).
The recommended combinations for Starbucks are MANGO & ORANGE JELLY and Hibiscus, PINEAPPLE JELLY and Youth Berry, and MUSCAT JELLY and Earl Gray. The author, who likes Hibiscus tea, tried the combination using MANGO & ORANGE JELLY!
First, prepare tea. Use half the amount of hot water (120cc) as it will be diluted with ice later. The optimum hot water temperature and extraction time will vary depending on the flavor. The hibiscus used this time is 96 ° C (204.8 ° F) and the extraction time is 5 minutes.
Prepare a heat-resistant glass during the extraction, drop the jelly and add plenty of ice. Choosing a tall glass will make it look better.
After extracting the black tea, pour it into a glass. The point is to pour it so that it hits the ice! Add a little ice to finish and you're done.
The tropical flavor of Hibiscus tea matches the sweetness of jelly and the slight acidity to create a refreshing drink. Fruity taste that you want to drink on a hot day ♪ It is also recommended as a welcome drink because it looks cute.
You can also use the "heat-resistant double wall glass with straw 355 ml" (2,500 yen plus tax) sold by Starbucks and the silicon ice tray "Ice Cube Tray Star Blue" (1,200 yen plus tax) that can make star-shaped ice. You can make more photogenic drinks. Why don't you take a break with a refreshing jelly x tea these days when the weather continues to make you sweat even if you just stay still?
The recommended hot water temperature and extraction time for each flavor are as follows.
Youthberry Temperature: 80 ° C (176 ° F) Extraction time: 2 minutes Mint citrus temperature: 80 ° C (176 ° F) Extraction time: 2 minutes English breakfast Temperature: 96 ° C (204.8 ° F) Extraction time: 5 minutes Earl Gray Temperature: 96 ° C (204.8 ° F) Extraction time: 5 minutes