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Butterfly Pea Flowers

Butterfly Pea Flowers, also known as "blue pea" or "Asian pigeonwings," are a striking blue-purple flower that grows in Southeast Asia. The flowers are mainly used to color food and beverages, as their bright blue color can be extracted into liquid when soaked.

  • Small blue-purple flower

  • Dried to a light, papery texture

  • Mild vegetal flavor

  • Mainly used to color beverages or rice

  • Manitou Trading Company
    Price: $6.45
    $32.25 / Ounce

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    Suggested uses

  • Use to color beverages

  • Cook with rice to give it a striking blue color

  • Mixing with citrus juice causes the liquid to turn a royal purple

  • Use with spices to create an herbal tea

  • Basic prep

    Ready to use.

    Storage & handling

    Store in a dry, cool place.

    Ingredients

    Butterfly pea flowers

    Classic recipe

    Butterfly Pea Flower Iced Tea

    Butterfly pea flowers are typically used to color food and beverages, as their bright blue color comes out when soaked. However, when the liquid is mixed with an acidic ingredient such as lime or lemon juice, it transforms into a beautiful shade of royal purple. Enjoy the striking hue of this summery iced tea garnished with a slice of lemon.