It is very simple to prepare, refreshing and abounds in health benefits
El cocoa tea It is an infusion that is made from the husks of the seeds of the fruit of the cocoa plant.
It emits a slight aroma and flavor of chocolate, and results in health benefits due to its content of vitamins A and C, pectin, theobromine, calcium, magnesium, oleic acid, linoleic acid, antioxidants and fiber.
It is an energy drink that also helps fight insomnia, is anti-inflammatory, reduces fluid retention and protects the intestinal bacterial flora.
In the Venezuelan cocoa and chocolate market, more and more processors are selling these husks for the preparation of infusions.
Learn how to drink it cold with this recipe:
To prepare this refreshing drink you will only need:
- cocoa husks
- Boiling water
In a small hot water resistant jar you will place the proportion of a tablespoon of cocoa shells for each cup of boiling water, cover and let stand.
Once the water is cool, strain, add sugar to taste, lemon, plenty of ice and serve.