Sizzling Summer Drinks with Ringtons

This summer, as cafes, restaurants, and hotels up and down the country are welcoming increased visitors through their doors, we’ve managed to pin down our very own beverages experts to find out what drinks their catering clients will be serving up to keep guests and visitors hydrated this summer. Using just a couple of ingredients and simple garnish, our specialists have picked their favourite summer-time drinks, suitable for businesses or at home. Check out our easy-to-follow recipes below and you too will soon be impressing with your very own show-stopping... Read More


Lemon Polenta Cake

This tempting gluten-free cake is perfect with a scoop of ice cream or some creamy marscapone. A deliciously indulgent treat, perfect with a cup of Early Grey tea. Ingredients: 250g butter 250g caster sugar 3 eggs 150g polenta or cornmeal* 175g ground almonds Juice and zest of 2 lemons 1 tsp gluten free baking powder* Pinch of salt Method: 1. Line a 25cm round tin 2. Cream the butter and caster sugar 3. Add the remaining ingredients and beat together until you have a smooth batter 4. Pour into the baking tin and bake... Read More


Ringtons Fruity Green Tea Smoothie

For a healthy pick me up this summer why not try a delicious green tea smoothie? Perfect made with fresh or frozen fruit, you can even substitute the fruit for another fruit of your choice to create your own twist on the recipe. Frozen fruit will ensure the drink is cool enough to drink instantly but the smoothie can also be chilled in a fridge. Ingredients ½ cup of Ringtons Everyday Green Tea cooled to room temperature 1 banana 1/2 cup cranberries 1/2 cup blackberries 1/4 cup blueberries 5 whole strawberries ¼ cup... Read More

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Ringtons Strawberries and Cream Tea Cupcakes

Our Strawberries and Cream Tea Cupcakes, developed by Guest Blogger Katie Simmons, are light, fluffy and beautifully moist. An irresistible summer treat! Ingredients For the sponge: 4 tsp Ringtons Strawberries & Cream Loose Leaf Tea 50ml boiling water 150g butter, softened 150g caster sugar 2 eggs 150g self raising flour 1 tsp baking powder For the buttercream icing: 100g butter, softened 300g icing sugar handful of strawberries, finely chopped 2 tsp Ringtons Strawberries & Cream Loose Leaf Tea Method 1. Steep the loose leaf tea in 50ml of boiling water for... Read More


Ringtons Citrus Iced Tea

Our Citrus Iced Tea is a light and refreshing summer drink, perfect on a warm sunny day. Recipe from Andrea Scott, Spilsby, Lancashire Ingredients 300ml Ringtons black tea, sweetened to taste 75ml orange juice 50ml lemon juice Ice cubes Fresh sprig of mint to decorate Method 1. Brew the tea to taste and put in the fridge to cool. 2. Once chilled, add the orange and lemon juice. Serve in tea cups with ice cubes and garnish with fresh mint. Try using our Samovar Orange Spice Tea from our collection... Read More


Earl Grey Cupcakes

Ingredients: 125g soft butter 125g caster sugar 125g self raising flour 2 eggs 1 Earl Grey tea bag For the icing: 60g butter 125g icing sugar 1 Earl Grey tea bag Method: 1. This recipe makes 12 cup cakes. 2. Pre-heat oven to 170C to gas mark 4 3. Place twelve cupcake case on a baking tray 4. In a large bowl cream together the butter and the caster sugar 5. Mix in the 2 eggs one at a time 6. Empty the contents of the tea bag into the... Read More