8oz.oz. fresh blackberriescrushed or blended to release juices
1/4 to 1/2 cupSugar (to taste)
1/4cupchopped mint leaves
Heat water until boiling. Remove from heat and steep tea 5-10 minutes. If desired, mix in sugar while still warm.
Let tea cool 1 hour.
Mix in orange juice, crushed blackberries and mint leaves. Let steep for at least 30 minutes, or until ready to serve. If desired, use a coffee filter or fine strainer to separate mint leaves and blackberries from tea.