How To Brew Your Own Earl Grey Tea

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Welcome to the world of brewing your own Earl Grey tea!

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Step 1: Gather your ingredients - black tea leaves, bergamot oil, and optional additions like lavender or orange peel.

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Step 2: Boil fresh water and let it cool for a minute or two. Avoid using boiling water, as it can scorch the delicate tea leaves.

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Step 3: Add the desired amount of tea leaves to a tea infuser or teapot. Use around 1 teaspoon per cup of water.

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Step 4: Add a few drops of bergamot oil to the tea leaves. Adjust the amount based on your preference for the strength of flavor.

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Step 5: If desired, add additional ingredients like lavender or orange peel to enhance the aroma and taste of your Earl Grey.

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Step 6: Pour the hot water over the tea leaves and let it steep for 3-5 minutes. Steeping time can be adjusted to suit your taste.

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Step 7: Remove the tea infuser or strain the tea leaves from the teapot, preventing over-brewing and bitterness.

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Step 8: Serve your homemade Earl Grey tea in your favorite teacup or mug. Enjoy the delightful flavors and soothing aroma!

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Now that you know how to brew your own Earl Grey tea, explore different variations and share your creations with friends and family!