Cara Mela

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Cara Mela

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Cara Mela means ‘dear apple’ in Italian, and is the perfect name for this opulent, full-bodied tea blend. Inspired by crisp, juicy, slightly tart apples dipped in salted French caramel, Cara Mela is mellow and comforting with sensual apple and butterscotch aromas that bring to mind a hot, sticky apple pie, fresh from the oven. It’s the perfect tea to warm up after a long walk in the woods with—who else?—the apple of your eye.

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NET WT 8 OZ / 220 G — 100 SERVINGS

Brewing Guide

Pre-heat your tea vessel.
Measure a scant 1 tsp. of tea into a filter.
Pour 6 oz. of freshly boiled water over tea and steep for 3 minutes.
Strain, pour and enjoy! Be sure to compost spent tea leaves.
{Given measurements are per serving.}

Serving Suggestions

LISA'S CARA MELA HOT TODDY
Warm, cozy and deliciously decadent, a Cara Mele Hot Toddy is perfect for when there’s a chill in the air. With every sip, you’ll feel your cares melt away. It’s best shared with someone special!

Warm an 8 oz. teapot.
Measure 3 tsp. of Cara Mela tea into a filter and place it in the pot.
Pour freshly boiled water over the tea and steep for 3 minutes.
Strain and pour into warmed mugs.
Stir in 2–4 demerara sugar cubes, or brown sugar.
Add 1–2 shots of butterscotch schnapps and 2 shots of cream.
Garnish with whipped cream, a drizzle of caramel sauce, and a cinnamon stick.

Food Pairing

Cara Mele’s apple, caramel, and bright tea flavors are the perfect complement for savory prosciutto and gorgonzola crostini, piquant rosemary shortbread squares, or a rustic bread pudding or almond pear tart, served warm and topped with vanilla bean ice cream. Mmm.

Ingredients

Assam black tea, dried German apple, dried Italian grapes, Italian roasted flaked almonds, and natural GMO-free caramel and almond flavors.
WARNING: contains nuts.