Orange Iced Tea
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- 4 c
- boiling water
- tea bags
- ice cubes
- honey or brown sugar, for sweetening
- orange slices, for garnish (optional)
- mint sprigs, for garnish (optional)
1With a vegetable peeler, peel each orange in a continuous spiral, removing only the outer orange colored layer of peel. Place orange peels in a large pitcher.
2Add the tea bags to the pitcher, and pour the boiling water over the tea bags and orange peels. Cover and steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bags. Cover pitcher, and chill the tea mixture (with peels).
3To serve, remove the peels and pour iced tea over ice cubes in tall glasses.
4Sweeten to taste with honey (or brown sugar). Garnish with orange slices and fresh mint leaves, if desired.