Lapsang Souchong Paloma

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes

Serves: 4


250ml SpinneysFOOD Bottled Drinking Water
4 Waitrose Lapsang Souchong tea bags
1 lime
30g Waitrose Barbacoa Seasoning
For the paloma
500ml grapefruit juice
125ml SpinneysFOOD Maple Syrup
125ml lime juice

To serve: 
Brûléed grapefruit slices
200g SpinneysFOOD Ice


1 Boil the water and brew the Lapsang Souchong tea as per package instructions. 

2 Refrigerate until completely chilled. 

3 To brûlée the grapefruit, cut 1 grapefruit into 1cm-thick slices and evenly arrange on an oven tray. Using a blow torch or an oven set to grill blow torch or grill the slices until slightly charred. Set aside to cool before serving.

4 Quarter the lime and run the piece around the edges of four glasses. 

5 Place the barbacoa seasoning on a small plate and coat the glass rims with the spice.

6 In a cocktail shaker or jug, combine the grapefruit juice, chilled tea, maple syrup and lime juice. Shake or stir to combine.

7 Fill each glass with 1⁄2 a cup of ice and divide the paloma mixture equal between the glasses. 

8 Top with brûléed grapefruit slices and serve.

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