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Let’s Go Bananas! Banana-Themed Teas

Tea with bananas?  That’s crazy, right?  Or maybe it’s just crazy delicious.  Let’s take a look at five banana teas I’ve tasted lately. Grilled Spiced Banana from A Quarter to Tea – Let’s get started with the weirdest banana tea I’ve come across.  Not only does this blend feature bananas, but it also uses smokey flavors to convey the “grilled” part of Grilled Banana.  Brewed, this tea is shockingly creamy, much more like banana creme brule than any overpowering smoky lapsang souchong.  The hint of smoky adds a nice savory note to the sweet banana, like the tasting the sweet-salty Read More

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Banana Nut Pancakes from A Quarter to Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: A Quarter to Tea Tea Description: What could possibly be better than having pancakes for breakfast? Drinking them of course. Ceylon is used as the base here and is paired with the flavors of banana nut pancakes drizzled in vanilla butter. Makes an excellent latte. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review:   I know I’m so late to trying this company’s teas. I remember when A Quarter to Tea popped up on the internet and for some reason, I think I was distracted by other teas at the time. I decided it Read More

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Hot, Buttered Banana Bread from 52Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: 52Teas Tea Description: The original blend was a black tea base with freeze-dried bananas, walnuts and natural flavors.  Because walnuts are a tree nut and there are some people out there who are allergic, we’ve decided to take the walnuts out of the equation.  The actual nut didn’t add anything to the flavor, it just made the tea look pretty.  We’re all for pretty teas but not at the expense of an allergic reaction.  Because the flavorings we use contain no actual nuts, we were able to keep the delicious nutty flavor of Read More

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Coconut Cream Banana Black Tea from Murchie’s Tea & Coffee

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Murchie’s Tea & Coffee Tea Description: Murchie’s Coconut Cream Banana Tea combines fine black teas with coconut and bananas. This cup of tea is ripe with the flavour of the islands and is as decadent as banana cream pie! Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This one comes from a tea friend of mine on Steepster; the store it comes from is located in British Columbia, and not one I’ve had much experience with – just tried different samples in various tea swaps. Their website seems quite nice though, and pretty Read More

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Blueberry and Banana Iced Black Tea from Southern Boy Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Zoomdweebie’s Tea Description: Premium Organic black tea with organic flavors. Each 14g teabag will make one 2-quart pitcher of DELICIOUS iced tea. Re-steep the teabag and you can get a full gallon out of each one. Steep in boiling water for 2-3 minutes. (3 minutes MAX.) Then combine with ice and water to make a 2-quart pitcher. It couldn’t be simpler–OR more delicious! Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I love me a Banana flavored tea.  They are hard to find, especially ones that are not red rooibos flavored.  So when Read More