Southern Sweet Tea

Southern Sweet Tea Recipe

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Joyce Lowery

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@jlowery55

Tea is the wine of the south! Served with every meal. My mother used to make it by the gallon and we drank it all day long. Of course I had to be different, I don't like sugar in my tea. I think sugar messes up the tea flavor.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 4
    family size tea bags
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • ·
    water

How to Make Southern Sweet Tea

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring 3 - 4 cups of water to a boil. Add the baking soda, then the tea bags.
  2. Remove from heat and cover. Allow to steep for at least 15 minutes.
  3. Add about 1 cup water to gallon jar. Then add sugar and stir until it is dissolved.
  4. Fill the jar with cold water. Serve over ice.

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About Southern Sweet Tea

Course/Dish: Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern




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