25 Loaded Tea Recipes to Warm Up Your Soul

Loaded Tea Recipes

Do you know what can inspire your taste buds and invigorate your spirits aside from sorbets and ice cream?

I present to you my all-time favorite refreshment – LOADED TEAS!

They are delectable and healthy beverages to kick-start your days, revitalize lazy afternoons, or unwind your evenings. 

Packed with minerals, antioxidants, vitamins, and other beneficial compounds – Loaded Tea offers a guilt-free indulgence that nourishes your body and uplifts your spirits.

So, get ready to embark on a journey of 25 tantalizing Loaded Tea Recipes, where refreshing flavors, vibrant colors, and tempting combination blends are waiting to create a sensory adventure for you. 

1. Iced Peach Green Tea

A classical fusion of green tea and peach, the Iced Peach Green Tea is a refreshing beverage perfect for summer. 

It has fewer calories and contains antioxidants, while the right amount of caffeine helps revitalize your senses. 

To make Iced Peach Green Tea, you brew tea using green tea leaves and then chill it or pour it over ice. Then you add peach flavoring or peach syrup to enhance the taste.

The peach flavor complements green tea’s natural grassy and slightly bitter taste, creating a harmonious and fruity blend. 

You can have fun sipping Iced Peach Green Tea as is, or you can customize it by adding ingredients like lemon slices, mint leaves, or honey to enhance the flavor. 

2. Basic Witch

One of the unique teas that fall in the category of loaded tea recipes is the Basic Witch Tea. 

It is a playful name given to a type of tea that is associated with the fall season and Halloween. 

Most people consider the Basic Witch Tea a blend of warming and comforting flavors inspired by traditional autumnal spices. 

However, it’s a beauty drink –  free of caffeine. It contains collagen, a berry blue typhoon, and rainbow candy – nothing autumnal. 

You can enhance the taste of Basic Witch Tea with a splash of milk or a sweetener like honey or brown sugar and enjoy it hot on a windy autumn eve. 

3. Mexican Sunset Loaded Tea

Mexican Sunset Loaded Tea is a flavorful and vibrant beverage often enjoyed as a refreshing and energizing drink. 

The tea base for Mexican Sunset Tea is primarily black tea powder. However, you can use any other tea, such as green or herbal tea. 

Fruit juices add a fruity and refreshing element to Mexican Sunset. Most commonly, orange juice, pineapple juice, or cherry fruit juice tastes delicious in this loaded tea.

Moreover, depending on the desired flavor profile, you can add spices or herbs like chili powder, cayenne pepper, or Mexican seasoning like Tajín to give the tea a hint of Mexican flair.

Lastly, to create a chilled and refreshing drink, you can serve Mexican Sunset Loaded Tea over ice or blend it with frozen fruit to give it a slushy texture.

4. Caramel Apple


You must have heard about caramel apple pie, but have you come across Caramel Apple Tea yet? 

The Caramel Apple Tea is a delightful and flavorful beverage that combines the syrupy taste of caramel with the crisp and tart flavor of apple. 

Suppose you are a fan of apple tea. In that case, you should definitely make this tea during the fall season when apples are abundant, and caramel treats are popular.

The base of Caramel Apple tea is typically black tea. You add apple drink mixes or apple flavoring to enhance the apple taste of the tea and caramel syrup to achieve the delicious caramel flavor. 

Some variations of Caramel Apple Tea include spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, or cloves to add warmth and depth to the flavor. 

5. Shark Bait

While watching Shark Bait, throw fish crackers, popcorn, pretzels, cereal, and seaweed snacks in a large bowl, and as a result, you get to enjoy Shark Bait Snacks. 

However, what if you are craving tea rather than snacks? How can one make Shark Bait Tea at home? 

Actually, now it is possible to make Shark Bait Tea by yourself with the help of loaded tea recipes. It is not as challenging and horrifying as its name. 

You just have to create a cherry and berry typhoon combo, and Ta-Da, the Shark Bait, is ready in seconds. 

This tea will make your Shark Bait movie-watching experience more thrilling and fun. So, what are you waiting for?

6. Taro Milk Tea

In olden times, to drink Taro Milk Tea, one had to travel to Taiwan as it was Taiwan’s popular and flavorful beverage. 

However, Taro Milk Tea has become notoriously famous worldwide among bubble tea enthusiasts.

It is known for its unique purple color and distinct taste, resulting from using taro root as the main ingredient.

To create a smooth and creamy beverage, you can cook, mash, or combine taro with jasmine tea and other ingredients in Taro Milk Tea.

Some variations of Taro Milk Tea include additional ingredients or toppings like tapioca pearls (boba), grass jelly, or whipped cream for added texture and flavor.

7. Almond Milk Boba Tea

This tea is for every almond milk lover! Almond Milk Boba Tea is a variation of the famous bubble tea that uses almond milk as the base instead of traditional dairy milk. 

Almond milk provides a nutty and slightly sweetened taste to the boba tea. You can use ready-made almond milk or make your own at home.

While you can enjoy Almond Milk Boba Tea as a tea-free option, black or green tea can be added if you want a variation. 

The tea flavor can add depth and complexity to the overall taste. If you are using tea, brew it separately and let it cool before combining it with the almond milk and sweeteners.

You can customize Almond Milk Boba Tea with additional toppings or flavors, such as fruit purees, flavored syrups, or jelly. 

8. Sweet Lemon Iced Tea

Best to sip on a lazy afternoon or a beach – the Sweet Lemon Iced Tea is a refreshing and tangy beverage that combines the flavors of lemon and tea. 

Freshly squeezed lemon juice is a key ingredient in Sweet Lemon Iced Tea. The tartness of the lemon provides a refreshing and tangy flavor to the drink. 

Add a sweetener to the tea to balance the lemon juice’s tartness. You can opt for granulated sugar, simple syrup, honey, or agave syrup. 

For added visual appeal and flavor, garnish the Sweet Lemon Iced Tea with lemon slices, mint leaves, or a sprig of fresh herbs like basil or thyme.

9. Bahama Mama Loaded Tea

As the name suggests, Bahama Mama Loaded Tea is a fruity and vibrant beverage aiming to capture the essence of tropical islands. 

This loaded tea has fruit juices to create a tropical flavor profile. 

If you ask me which fruits you can add to this tea, the answer will be a long list. However, the common choices include cherry limeade, pineapple, orange, or passion fruit juice. 

While the dominant fruit flavors in Bahama Mama Loaded Tea overpower the tea base, you can still add green tea powder to provide a subtle depth to the overall flavor. 

10. Mango Margarita Loaded Tea

Mango Margarita Loaded Tea is a creative and playful name given to a loaded tea that combines the flavors of mango and margarita. 

Like the Bahama Mama Loaded Tea, the Mango Margarita Loaded Tea is also inspired by the tropical islands. 

Although the specific recipe can vary, Mangoes and lime are the star ingredients in this loaded tea, providing a sweet and tropical taste. 

Remember, loaded tea recipes can be quite flexible, so feel free to play with different combinations of mango, lime, sweeteners, and tea bases to create your own refreshing and tropical Mango Margarita Loaded Tea.

11. Watermelon Squeeze

Suppose your taste buds ask for the taste of watermelon in a delightful and thirst-quenching way. In that case, the Watermelon Squeeze is just the tea for you. 

Watermelon Squeeze Tea is a delightful and summery drink that can be enjoyed independently or as a refreshing accompaniment to a meal.

Watermelon serves as the primary ingredient in Watermelon Squeeze. I recommend using fresh watermelon cut into chunks or blended to create a juice or puree.

Further, you can toss watermelon slices, mint leaves, or a sprig of fresh herbs like basil as garnishes to enhance the color and freshness of the tea.

A few variations of Watermelon Squeeze Tea include sparkling water or soda to give the beverage a fizzy touch. 

12. Red Rock Loaded Tea

Red Rock Loaded Tea, as the name suggests, is red in color and is an energy drink full of taste and flavor. 

Like other loaded teas, the Red Rock Loaded Tea doesn’t have to be full of sugar to be full of flavor. 

It is delectable to the last drop, as it is the perfect combination of raspberries, pineapples, grapes, and aloe.

The guarana powder used in Red Rock Loaded Tea makes it a powerhouse of caffeine that helps you reenergize your physical and mental activity. 

13. Bubble Yum Tea

Although a cup of homemade loaded tea is enough to make your soul sing, the colorful hue of loaded teas also appeals to your sight. 

Among such colorful loaded tea recipes is one more tea that is as eye-catching as good in taste. 

I am talking about Bubble Yum Tea, a perfect fusion of grapes and starburst, all pink. 

While experimenting with different ingredients, a stay-at-home mom in Missouri created this Bubble Yum Tea and sold it to Life Savers Company. 

Since then, this Bubble Yum Tea has been a go-to loaded tea for those who love the bubble flavor in their drink. 

14. Islander

This Islander Tea has collagen, vitamins, focus, energy, and protein, making us long to live on an island.

It is a mixture of lemonade, blue raspberry, collagen, and protein. What else can you ask for? 

With 105 calories, 17 grams of protein, and no sugar, the Islander is perfect for tantalizing your taste buds. 

This refreshing specialty tea is enough to make your day. Consuming it will make you feel like chilling on an island where the cold breeze is soothing your soul.

15. Hong Kong Style Lemon Tea Ice Pops

Hong Kong Style Lemon Tea Ice Pops are a refreshing and tangy frozen treat inspired by the famous Hong Kong beverage “lemon tea.” 

These lemon tea pops are like orange popsicles but without oranges. They are made from Ceylon black tea and lemon. 

To combat the bitterness of Ceylon black tea and lemons, about half a cup of sugar is added to add sweetness to the pops. 

These Hong Kong Style Lemon Tea Ice Pops are a delightful and cooling treat, perfect whenever you crave a refreshing dessert with a hint of citrus and tea flavors.

16. Black Pearl

Black Pearl Tea has a rich and complex flavor profile. It is known for its smooth, mellow taste with hints of berries and grapes. 

The tea brews to reddish-brown color and has a sweet, lingering aroma. Black tea provides a gentle energy boost due to its caffeine content, although the exact amount can vary.

It offers a delightful drinking experience for tea enthusiasts. Personally, I prefer Black Pearl Tea for its unique appearance, flavor, and aroma.

17. Colada Water Rush

OMG! If you wish that wave of coolness to hit you hard – you should go for Colada Water Rush Tea. 

Among the numerous loaded tea recipes, the Colada Water Rush Tea is the one that comes into being when you mix Pina cola, watermelon, and raspberry.

Believe me! This drink will become your all-time favorite beverage during those heat waves. 

The dominant notes in this revitalizing tea are watermelon and lemonade, which create a sweet and tangy taste. 

You can serve Colada Water Rush Tea over ice for a refreshing iced tea experience or hot during those chilliest evenings. 

For a better experience, experiment with different serving styles to find your preferred way of enjoying this unique tea blend in solitude or with friends.

18. Tacky Sweater

Tacky Sweater Tea is the ultimate merry drink- or, as my kids call it, Tacky Sweater Christmas Tea. 

No, the tea is not as boring as knitting a tacky sweater for Christmas! 

On the contrary, the Tacky Sweater Loaded Tea is handy when you are down or doing something boring like knitting a tacky sweater. 

It is best to uplift or invigorate your spirits as it is a holly jolly mix-up tea. 

It’s a tropical caffeinated tea mixture of pineapple passionfruit, strawberry drink, and Margaritaville Pina colada. 

19. Spiced Apple Tea

When you crave a tinge of spiciness in your fruity drink instead of a sugary tropical tea; the Spiced Apple Tea can be your comfort tea. 

Add warming spices like cloves and cinnamon to your apple juice and create this unique Spiced Apple Loaded Tea.

Spiced Apple Tea combines the potential health benefits of black tea with the nutritional properties of apples and spices.

You can enjoy it hot, which is incredibly comforting during autumn or winter, or served over ice for a refreshing iced tea option during warmer weather. 

20. Pineapple Peel Tea

Pineapple Peel Tea is often consumed for its potential health benefits rather than just its taste, as it is more herbal tea. 

It contains various vitamins, minerals, and enzymes known for anti-inflammatory properties. 

Regarding flavor profile, Pineapple Peel Loaded Tea offers a sweet and tropical flavor reminiscent of fresh pineapples. It has a natural sweetness and subtle tangy notes.

It is made from the outer peel or skin of pineapples. You can get these peels by drying the discarded outer skin of fresh pineapples. 

Remember, the tea’s taste can vary depending on the specific breed of pineapple you use and the drying process. 

21. Chai Iced Tea

Looking for a unique twist on the traditional hot chai tea while yearning for a chilled and refreshing experience – Chai Iced Tea is your magical potion. 

Chai Iced Tea is a refreshing and flavorful beverage that combines the spiced richness of chai tea with the cooling and thirst-quenching properties of iced tea.

It typically has a rich and complex taste with notes of cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, and other spices prominent in chai blends. 

Once you have prepared a concentrated chai tea infusion, you can chill it by allowing it to cool at room temperature or refrigerate it. 

22. Pink Starburst Cocktail

Are you a fan of Starburst all pink? If yes, the Pink Starburst Cocktail should top your list of best-loaded tea recipes. 

It is a sweet and fruity mixed drink that aims to capture the flavors of the pink Starburst candy, known for its strawberry-like taste. 

Combining kiwi, strawberry juice, and lemon-lime soda provides fruity elements. At the same time, the vodka adds a touch of alcoholic potency to this tea. 

The result is a refreshing and visually appealing cocktail that captures the essence of the pink Starburst candy. Yummy, right?

23. Lula Rich

On September 10, 2021, a multi-part documentary series called “Lula Rich” premiered on Amazon Prime Video’s streaming platform.

It explores the rise and fall of the marketing company called LuLaRoe, which marketed and sold colorful and patterned leggings and other clothing items through a direct sales model. 

The company went to arm’s length to celebrate its documentary’s launch. It served its version of Loaded Tea, namely Lula Rich – That’s what I call True Marketing. 

Since then, Lula Rich Tea earned popularity and has become part of loaded tea recipes.

24. Lemon Ginger Tea

Are you looking for a healthy detox tea? Here is another of the best-loaded tea recipes for you – the Lemon Ginger Tea. 

Lemon Ginger Tea offers a well-balanced combination of zesty lemon and acidic ginger flavors. 

The lemon provides a tangy and citrusy taste, while the ginger adds a spicy and slightly warming element. 

Combining these two ingredients creates a harmonious and stimulating flavor profile, while the antioxidants in this tea make it suitable for the immune system. 

Due to its soothing taste and caffeine-free properties, Lemon Ginger Tea is a popular beverage among children and adults. 

25. Gulf Breeze

The Gulf Breeze Loaded Tea is the house favorite at Florida’s Gulf Breeze coffee shop in a tiny little town. 

The Gulf Breeze Tea has enough caffeine to help you recharge your energy when drained and upheaved. 

You can easily make the Gulf Breeze Tea at home by adding strawberries, oranges, bananas, and a Pina colada to the basic ingredients of loaded tea. 

The refreshing tea will boost your spirit and help you actively deal with the house chores without being sluggish.

So, go for the Gulf Breeze Tea and hit off your today’s To-Do list with fervor.

cranberry iced tea

Cranberry Iced Tea

Here's one of my over-the-top Loaded Tea Recipes that will become your all time favorite instantly. Don’t take this recipe lightly! This combination of cranberry juice, grapefruit, and lemon oil when hits the hot brewing dandelion tea, and the result is a delicious, soul-awakening experience that you cannot get enough of.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 7 people
Calories 14 kcal


  • Pitcher
  • Wooden Spoon


  • cups boiling water
  • 2 dandelion tea bags
  • 5 cups cold water
  • 1 cup water kefir
  • ½ cup unsweetened cranberry juice
  • 6-7 drops grapefruit oil
  • 5-7 drops lemon oil


  • Pour boiling water and tea bags into a large-sized glass pitcher.
  • Immediately cover the pitcher and steep for around 8-10 minutes.
  • Discard the tea bags and blend in the remaining ingredients to incorporate thoroughly.
  • Refrigerate to chill thoroughly before serving.
  • Remove the pitcher from the refrigerator and put it in ice cubes.
  • Enjoy chilled



Additional Information:
Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Sodium: 9mg | Carbohydrates: 3.7g | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0.6g | Protein: 0g
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