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Buttered Cranberry Orange Scone from 52Teas

Buttered Cranberry Orange Scone from 52Teas

Tisane Information:

Leaf Type:  Honeybush

Where to Buy:  52Teas

Tisane Description:

I don’t know why I never thought to combine cranberry and honeybush before, but this blend is (imagine Charlie Sheen here) WINNING! Had a glass of this iced last night, and it was like something you wanted to let slowly melt in your mouth. slightly buttery-, bakey- goodness sweetened with hints of juicy orange and ripe cranberries. This was absolutely like drinking a cranberry orange scone with creamy butter on it. This is a caffeine-free, guilt-free, 100% vegan-friendly blend of African honeybush, orange peel, freeze-dried cranberries, freeze-dried orange sections and natural flavors.

Learn more about this tisane here.

Taster’s Review:

Oh, goodness!  This is yummy!

The honeybush is the perfect base for this blend, it has a slightly nutty, honey-sweet taste that translates very well into the concept of a scone.  And together with the buttery flavoring that 52Teas does so well, this becomes a deliciously decadent tea-time treat all on its own.

The fruit flavors evoke thoughts of autumn (and since I love autumn, I don’t mind that a bit).  The orange is sweet and tastes just like the fruit:  fresh and juicy!  The cranberry adds a tart note to the cup, and while tart/sour tastes are not always my thing, I think that the tartness is needed here, because it provides some wonderful contrast to the cup.

I like the way the flavors play together here.  With one sip, I taste a little more orange, and then the next, I taste more cranberry.  Sometimes the two fruit flavors are evenly matched and it’s the buttery taste that I notice.  It’s very much like it might be if I were eating an actual cranberry orange scone – with my first bite, I might bite into a cranberry, with the next, I might taste more orange, and then in the next, I taste the rich, baked goodness of the scone.

Another delicious flavor adventure – courtesy of 52Teas!

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