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The Perfect Sweet Tea
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5 INGREDIENTS • 5 STEPS • 4HRS 20MINS

The Perfect Sweet Tea

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The Perfect Sweet Tea should be refreshingly smooth and sweet, and this recipe will never disappoint. A guaranteed classic, this iced tea is a perfect beverage to cool down on those hot summer days.
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The Perfect Sweet Tea should be refreshingly smooth and sweet, and this recipe will never disappoint. A guaranteed classic, this iced tea is a perfect beverage to cool down on those hot summer days.
4HRS 20MINS
Total Time
$3.85
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
us / metric
Black Tea
15 bags
Black Tea
Water
16 cups
Water
Fresh Mint
to taste
Fresh Mint
for garnish
Lemon
to taste
Sliced Lemons
for garnish
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
97
Fat
--
Protein
--
Carbs
25.0 g
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step 1
Bring Water (4 cups) to boil in a medium saucepan.
step 1 Bring Water (4 cups) to boil in a medium saucepan.
step 2
Once water has boiled, remove saucepan from heat and add the Black Tea (15 bags). Steep for 15 minutes.
step 2 Once water has boiled, remove saucepan from heat and add the Black Tea (15 bags). Steep for 15 minutes.
step 3
Discard tea bags and pour in the Granulated Sugar (1 cup). Stir till sugar is dissolved.
step 3 Discard tea bags and pour in the Granulated Sugar (1 cup). Stir till sugar is dissolved.
step 4
Pour tea into a pitcher and add Water (12 cups) depending on desired strength. Refrigerate till cold or approximately 4 hours.
step 4 Pour tea into a pitcher and add Water (12 cups) depending on desired strength. Refrigerate till cold or approximately 4 hours.
step 5
Serve the sweet tea in a glass filled with ice and garnish with Fresh Mint (to taste) and Lemons (to taste) if desired. Serve and enjoy!
step 5 Serve the sweet tea in a glass filled with ice and garnish with Fresh Mint (to taste) and Lemons (to taste) if desired. Serve and enjoy!
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Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Drinks
Vegan
Vegetarian
Quick & Easy
Winter
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