Flatline view of two bowls of water topped with osmanthus flowers and a big bowl of osmanthus on a burlap cloth.
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Osmanthus Tea Recipe

Enjoy this soothing cup of tea with your loved ones!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Osmanthus tea
Appliance: Stove, Tea infuser
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Ishani Bose


  • 2 tbsp of dried osmanthus flowers
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 tsp of honey (optional)


  • To make osmanthus tea, lay approximately 2 tablespoons of dried osmanthus flowers in a tea infuser
  • Bring 2 cups of water to a boil and then pour over the flowers
  • Allow the mixture to steep for 3-4 minutes.
  • Strain the flowers and serve the tea hot. Add honey to taste, if desired.
    A flat lay picture of osmanthus tea kept next to a pile of dried osmanthus flowers/leaves