- 1 cup sugar
- 2 quarts cold water
- zest (cut in strips with a citrus zester)
- juice from 2 lemons
- 5 regular -size tea bags
How to Make Southern Sweet Tea
- 1In a saucepan, bring sugar, water and lemon juice to a boil, stirring regularly.
- 2Remove from heat and toss in lemon zest strips and tea bags.
- 3Allow to steep for 30 minutes.
Strain and then chill.