A bowl of blackberries, teapot with blackberries, and a cup and saucer of blackberry tea
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Refreshing Blackberry Tea Recipe

This cool and refreshing blackberry tea can be made ahead. It has a fruity, tart taste that is both energizing and rejuvenating. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Steeping Time1 hr 4 mins
Total Time14 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blackberry Tea
Appliance: Tea Strainer, Kettle, Potato Masher
Servings: 4 Cups
Author: Paromita Datta



  • Bring the water to a boil.
  • Combine the blackberries and sugar in a container.
  • Crush the blackberries with a spoon or potato masher and mix with the sugar.
  • Add the tea bags to the boiling water and steep for 3-4 minutes.
  • Pour the tea over the blackberry mixture, stirring occasionally.
  • Let the mixture sit for 1 hour.
  • Strain the tea through a fine-mesh strainer to remove the blackberry pulp.


This tea is typically served cold, making it a popular summertime drink.