This makes a super tasty, deep and sensual syrup to get your taste buds cruising at optimum altitude. Get your hands on some Illawarra Plum - Podocarpus Elatus or Riberry (Syzygium luehmannii) by ordering one of our Cocktail Kits, check out the treats on the streets, or purchase from a reputable ethical native produce supplier. Here’s a link to some more info about one of our favourite ingredients - Illawarra Plums.


5g freeze dried Illawarra Plum or Riberries

100g sugar or a sugar free alternative

200ml filtered water

7g TeaCraft Egyptian Ice Tea

2 Cups of ice


Bowl | Spoon | Small saucepan | Jar or Bottle


Step 1

Combine tea and ice in a bowl or a jug, allow ice to melt.



In a pot, bring Illawarra Plums, sugar and water to the boil.

Step 3

Reduce to a simmer for 30 minutes. Allow to cool.

Step 4

Strain tea, and combine with Illawarra Plum syrup. Pour into a sterilised jar or bottle, and refrigerate for future use.