Rooibos-Raspberry Iced Tea with Vanilla Recipe

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Sigurd Published: April 14, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Rooibos-Raspberry Iced Tea with Vanilla

Smoky-sweet Rooibos tea is combined with tart raspberry and tangy lemon to create this refreshing and flavorful raspberry iced tea concoction!

Preparation: 4 hours
Steep Time: 35 minutes
Total: 4 hours 35 minutes



  • simple syrup,basic
  • ½vanilla bean
  • 8cupscold water
  • 8rooibos tea bags
  • 1cupraspberries,frozen, thawed
  • ½cupraspberry juice,or mixed berry juice
  • 1tbsplemon juice,fresh
  • ice cubes


  1. Prepare the Basic Simple Syrup as directed, adding the vanilla seeds and bean before bringing it to a boil.

  2. Remove from the heat and let steep for 30 minutes. Strain the syrup into a large measuring cup.

  3. In a large saucepan, bring the cold water to boil. Remove from the heat, add the tea bags and let steep for 5 minutes.

  4. Remove the tea bags and let cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until chilled.

  5. In a blender, puree the berries. Strain the puree into a large pitcher. Add the tea, raspberry juice and lemon juice.

  6. Stir in ½ cup of the vanilla syrup, or more to taste; then refrigerate the remaining vanilla syrup for a later use.

  7. Serve in tall glasses over ice, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Make Ahead: The iced tea can be refrigerated in a covered pitcher for up to 2 days


  • Calories: 106.73kcal
  • Fat: 1.24g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.70g
  • Carbohydrates: 23.47g
  • Fiber: 12.04g
  • Sugar: 8.86g
  • Protein: 2.27g
  • Sodium: 78.78mg
  • Calcium: 104.19mg
  • Potassium: 306.88mg
  • Iron: 1.29mg
  • Vitamin A: 3.69µg
  • Vitamin C: 54.24mg
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