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cherry mint iced tea

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Baby Kato
Beautiful Shore Country, NB

I love cherry mint lemonade, so this tea sounds wonderful to me. A friend gave me this recipe to try. I hope you will enjoy it also.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 5 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For cherry mint iced tea

  • 4 tsp
    loose green tea leaves
  • 10
    sprigs fresh mint
  • 5 c
    boiling water
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 3 c
    boiling water
  • 2- 3 c
    lemon juice
  • 1/3 c
    cherry juice
  • ice cubes (fill glasses)
  • 1
    lemon, thinly sliced (garnish)

How To Make cherry mint iced tea

  • 1
    Steep the loose tea and mint in the 5 cups of boiling water for 20 minutes.
  • 2
    Strain the tea mixture and allow to cool on the counter till needed.
  • 3
    Add the sugar to the remaining 3 cups of boiling water.
  • 4
    Stir until the sugar is all dissolved.
  • 5
    Pour the sugar water into a pitcher and place on the counter to cool.
  • 6
    Once the sugar mixture has cooled add the fruit juices, followed by the tea mixture.
  • 7
    Chill in the fridge, stir well and serve in a tall glass over ice.
  • 8
    Garnish with a lemon slice.