Egyptian Iced Tea



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yield 6 cups
10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 6 c
    filtered water
  • 9
    peppermint tea bags (or the equivalent amount of loose tea)
  • 2
    lemon slices
  • 6
    whole cloves (9 with original recipe)
  • 6 Tbsp
    honey, agave or similar (to taste)
  • ·
    fresh mint leaves for garnish
  • ·
    ice cubes

How to Make Egyptian Iced Tea


  1. Bring water to a boil and turn off heat. Add all ingredients except honey or other sugar of choice. Cover and allow to steep for 30 minutes.
  2. Remove tea bags, lemons, and cloves with a slotted spoon, squeezing to extract all the flavors. Add honey (or agave syrup, etc.), stir, cool, and serve over ice cubes with fresh mint leaf garnish and a lemon slice.
  3. Posted 8 August 2014.

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About Egyptian Iced Tea

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: African

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