Tea Vodka Syrup

Preparation info

  • Difficulty


  • Makes

    1 cup

Appears in

The Baking Bible

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2014

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water ¾ cup (177 ml) 6.2 ounces 177 grams
black tea 1 tea bag . .
granulated sugar 1 tablespoon 0.5 ounce 13 grams
lemon juice, freshly squeezed ½ tablespoon (7.5 ml) . 8 grams
vodka, preferably Ultimat Polish vodka ¼ cup (59 ml) 2 ounces 57 grams


In a small saucepan with a tight-fitting lid over medium-high heat, bring the water to a rolling boil. Remove the pan from the heat. Add the tea bag, cover, and let it steep for 2 minutes. Discard the tea bag. Pour the tea into a glass measure and stir in the sugar, lemon juice, and vodka until the sugar is dissolved. Cover it tightly and let it cool just until warm or room temperature.