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Mixed Berry Black Tea Italian Soda

A unique twist on Italian soda.

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2 black tea bags
4 ounces boiling water
1 ounce DOLE® Chef-Ready Frozen Blackberry Puree, thawed
1 ounce DOLE Chef-Ready Frozen Strawberry Puree, thawed
as needed crushed ice
4 ounces sparkling water
1 ounce half and half


  1. Pour boiling water over tea bags in a separate bowl or heat-safe container. Allow tea to steep for 10 minutes and remove from water, making sure all liquid has drained from pouches. Place in refrigerator to cool. 
  2. Combine blackberry puree and strawberry puree in a 16-oz. glass and fill with crushed ice.
  3. Add cold steeped tea to glass and gently stir with a spoon to properly incorporate purees.
  4. Top with sparkling water, stir gently once more, and finish with half & half. Serve immediately with a straw.
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