Poached Fruit in Green Tea

Poached Fruit in Green Tea

Enjoy a guilt-free dessert and indulge a bounty of fresh fruit poached in antioxidant-rich green tea. Perfect adorned with creamy, sweet crème fraîche or mascarpone cheese.

Recipe 1:

Green Tea with Orchard Peach

4 medium peaches, peeled & diced
400g strawberries, hulled and cut in half

Recipe 2:

Green Tea with Braeburn Apple

2 medium Braeburn apples, peeled & diced
2 medium pears, peeled & diced
400g of strawberries, hulled and cut in half

Recipe 3:

Green tea with zesty lemon

2 medium green apples, peeled & diced
2 medium pears, peeled & diced
2 medium nectarines, peeled & diced
200g strawberries, hulled and cut in half


2/3 cup crème fraîche or mascarpone cheese
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

NB. If using Mascarpone cheese, use 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract and add 2 tablespoons of sifted icing sugar or powdered sweetener to the mix.

  1. Boil 500mL of water. Pour the water into a jug, and add 3 green tea bags of your choice to the water. Leave to infuse for 3-5 minutes and then discard the tea bags.
  2. Pour the green tea into a large saucepan and add the prepared fruit to the tea. Cover with a lid and turn heat to medium until the water boils. Remove the lid, and simmer fruit over a low heat until it is tender (about 15 minutes).
  3. To make the topping, combine the crème fraîche and vanilla extract in a small bowl and mix well to combine. If using the Mascarpone cheese, combine it with the vanilla extract and sifted icing sugar or sweetener in a small bowl until well mixed.
  4. Divide poached fruit among bowls, and top with crème fraîche or Mascarpone cheese.

Serving Suggestions

Use any fruit you like in the same quantities as suggested.

Nutritional Information

Average quantity per serve

Energy 883kJ (211Cal)
Protein 1.8g
Fat, Total 14.6g
- Saturated 9.4g
Carbohydrate 16.7g
- Sugars 16.6g
Dietary Fibre 3.7g
Sodium 8mg