Elderberry tea with Vanilla. Elderberry Vanilla tea recipe

Vanilla Elderberry Tea Recipe

This elderberry tea recipe includes black tea so it does give you a bit of a caffeine boost. The black tea blends very well with the earthy elderberries and the vanilla lends a smooth, favorable flavor. All in all, this is a nice morning or afternoon pick-me-up tea. A moment of relaxation to get you through the day! 

Vanilla Elderberry Tea Mix



  1. If using vanilla beans, chop whole vanilla beans into small pieces, about ¼ inch in size. 
  2. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine black tea, dried elderberries, and vanilla bean pieces or vanilla bean powder
  3. Gently stir to evenly distribute ingredients.
  4. Transfer tea mix to a one-pint glass jar with a tight-fitting lid or another airtight container. 
  5. To prepare tea, use one teaspoon Vanilla Elderberry Tea blend to one cup steaming-hot water. Sweeten with a teaspoon of honey or sugar or other sweetener to taste, if desired. May also be served unsweetened.