Chocolate Loose Leaf Tea: A New Decadence

chocolate teaSome of the most superb chocolates in the world come from Europe. Today, rich truffles and chocolate flavors may be found in an unlikely place – your teacup. Naturally flavored chocolate teas have become a rage throughout the world. If you’re looking for a guilt-free indulgence, chocolate tea may be what you’ve been searching for.

What makes chocolate tea unique?

Aside from its rich flavors reminiscent of a slice of chocolate cake, the natural ingredients are the biggest draw. Your sweet tooth is satisfied while consuming a cup of zero calorie or low-in-calorie tea.

There are a variety of flavors depending on the desert of your choice. Some of the most popular chocolate teas include red velvet cake, coconut cocoa, strawberry-dipped chocolate, peppermint and dark chocolate, and chocolate covered banana.

Most of the chocolate tea assortments are herbal, which means each cup of tea contains little to no caffeine. How is this possible? Makers use only the best herbs, along with the art of caffeine-free infusion. It’s a science.

Chocolate tea is the perfect accompaniment to any party, birthday celebration, book club, or as an evening non-guilty pleasure.

How is chocolate tea guilt-free?

How is it that you can have your cake and eat it too? Chocolate teas are low in calories and contain zero fat. In fact, most chocolate teas are calorie-free. You can indulge your sweet tooth without comprising your diet. With 100% natural flavorings, such as blackberry leaves, chocolate, beetroot, and vanilla, you can enjoy a red velvet cake medley without packing on pounds.

Chocolate tea has been named by dieters as one of the top skinny foods and has even been recognized in the New York Times and on Oprah.com as the best guilt-free indulgence since sugar-free gum.

How is chocolate tea steeped?

The steeping process is simple and easy. It is the same as steeping other types of loose-leaf teas. Simply heat filtered water to a rolling boil and pour the boiling water over the loose tea. Allow the tea to steep for approximately five to seven minutes.  Obviously, follow the directions from the tea maker if they say otherwise.

If you prefer a bolder flavor, steep for another minute or two, then enjoy the experience.

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