Top 2 Turkish Apple Tea Recipes

We’ll demonstrate how to make Turkish Apple Tea for you today. We adore this recipe because you can use either fresh or dried apples in it. Then all you need is some honey, lemon, cinnamon, and cloves. During the chilly autumn and winter months, kids will love making this filling tea because it’s simple to prepare.

Here is 2 recipe(s):

Turkish Apple Tea (Elma Cayi)

Turkish Apple Tea Recipe

Fresh apples and cinnamon and lemon zest are used to make Turkish apple tea. A perfect healthy drink during winter months.

Prep: 5min

Total: 20min

Yield: 4

Nutrition Facts: servingSize None, calories 79 calories, Sugar 15. 7 g, Sodium 14. 1 mg, Fat 0. 3 g, Saturated Fat 0. 1 g, Trans Fat 0 g, Carbohydrate 21. 2 g, Fiber 3. 8 g, Protein 0. 4 g, Cholesterol 0 mg.


  • 3 sliced fresh apples (peeled on), or 1/4 cup dried apples
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1 slice of lemon (skin on), optional
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon honey, optional


  1. Put everything except honey in a saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Pour the tea into a teapot after gently pressing the apples to extract their juice.
  4. If you want to slightly sweeten it, add some honey.
  5. Serve hot in glasses or cups.

Turkish Apple Tea

Turkish Apple Tea Recipe

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Prep: 5min

Total: 20min

Yield: 4-6 serving(s)

Nutrition Facts: calories 138. 9, Fat 0. 2, Saturated Fat 0, Cholesterol 0, Sodium 56. 8, Carbohydrate 37. 6, Fiber 5, Sugar 32. 7, Protein 0. 5.


  • 8 ounces sliced dried apples
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 6 cups cold water
  • honey


  1. Place all the ingredients except the honey into a saucepan. Boiling, then lowering heat
  2. Strain the hot tea into a teapot. To completely drain the liquid, gently press the apples.
  3. Sweeten with honey then pour into tea glasses.

Tea Recipes;Turkish Spiced Apple Tea


What is Turkish apple tea made of?

Originally, black tea, sugar, spices, and apple slices were simmered in water to make the tea. The most common spices used are cinnamon, cloves, and cardamom. For flavor, additional ingredients like lemon or rosewater can be added.

Is Turkish apple tea good for you?

Turkish apple tea has several advantages, including being low in sodium, effective in lowering high blood pressure, and enhancing digestion (apples contain soluble fiber, which is linked to weight loss).

How do you make Turkish flavored tea?

  1. Boil some fresh water.
  2. Each person should add about 50g of dried apple pieces, one to two cloves, and a cinnamon stick to the pot before adding hot water.
  3. Add your black tea bags (1 per person) to the infusion after 15 minutes, and let them steep for an additional 3 minutes.
  4. Serve in a glass mug.

What is Turkish apple tea called?

In Turkey, this herbal infusion known as Elma cayi is offered as a complementary medicine. There it is commonly served with cookies known as Qurabiya.

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