Southern Sweet Tea

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Debby DeRousse

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@gma07

I love iced tea. I think I cut my teeth on iced tea. I drink it morning , noon and night.

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Easy, easy, easy! This classic tea-brewing technique really takes us back to our Southern roots. Sweet tea done right! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 20 votes

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Prep:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

How to Make Southern Sweet Tea

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring 3 cups water to boil in a saucepan: add tea bags, boil 1 minute: remove from heat. Cover and let steep for 10 mintues.
  2. Remove and discard tea bags. Add desired amount of sugar,stirring until dissolved. pour into 1 gallon container and add 7 cups of cold water. Serve over ice.
  3. for Peach Iced tea, use recipe above using 1/2 cup sugar. Stir together 1 1/2 quarts of tea, 1 (46 oz.) bottle of peach nectar and 2 Tablespoons of lemon juice. Serve over ice

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About Southern Sweet Tea

Course/Dish: Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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