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lemon iced tea

a recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

Flavorful, easy to make and so refreshing, this is a great cold beverage to quench your thirst this summer!

serves 5 1/2 cups
prep time 10 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For lemon iced tea

  • 5
    black tea sachets (substitute orange pekoe)
  • 3 c
    boiling water
  • 4-6 Tbsp
    granulated sugar, or to taste
  • 2 c
    cold distilled water
  • 1/2 c
    freshly squeezed lemon juice

How To Make lemon iced tea

  • 1
    In a large measuring cup, place tea bags and pour boiling water over; steep for 6 to 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Remove the sachets, squeezing out any liquid and discard them. Pour in a large pitcher and add sugar; stir until dissolved. Add cold distilled water and lemon juice, stir well. Cover and transfer to the fridge for 3 hours or until chilled. Yields 5 ½ cups
  • 3
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