Café Blanc

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      5 min

Appears in
The Jewelled Kitchen

By Bethany Kehdy

Published 2013

  • About

This is not coffee as you know it, but rather a soothing and digestive herbal tea, popular in Lebanon and Syria, made from hot water subtly scented with orange blossom essence and sweetened with honey. Try it just before bedtime. I prefer it unsweetened.


  • 4 tsp orange blossom water
  • 1 tbsp clear honey (optional)


  1. Pour 1 l/35 fl oz/4⅓ cups boiling water into a teapot, add the orange blossom water and