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“Tropical Fruit” Tea Cocktail
While we recommend mangos, figs, papaya and pineapple for this cocktail, any tropical fruit will work well in this cocktail. To avoid having to add sugar, use a demi-sec sparkling white wine. If you are using sugar do not use too much as it will be too sweet and therefore not an effective thirst quencher. Remember to serve well-chilled, without ice cubes.
Ingredients -  ½ litre (18 fl oz/2 cups) strong chilled tea
 2 cl (1 ½ tablespoons) rum
 2 cl (1 ½ tablespoons) gin
 250g (9 oz / 1 cup) thinly sliced fresh mango, figs, papaya or    pineapple
 1 bottle sparkling white wine
Method - Prepare a strong brew of tea and allow the brew to cool down to room temperature before chilling. This practice will ensure that the chilled brew will not cloud, provided the tea used is of good quality. Once the tea is chilled add the rum and gin. Divide the fruit between 4 glasses then pour over the mixture of tea, rum and gin. Finally top up with the sparkling wine.