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decaffeinated lemon flavored iced tea

Recipe by
Cindi Marie Bauer
Marshfield, WI

This is a delicious lemon flavored iced tea which I make with Saccharin Sweetener, as well as Lipton Decaffeinated Tea Bags, a bit of powdered Lemon Flavored Kool-Aid, or Wyler's Lemon Flavored Drin Mix. It's the powdered lemon drink mix that gives this iced tea lots of flavor.

yield 2 quarts
prep time 25 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For decaffeinated lemon flavored iced tea

  • 1 pinch
    of baking soda
  • 2 c
    boiling water
  • 10
    decaffeinated tea bags
  • 28
    packets of saccharin sweetener
  • 2 tsp
    of either lemonade kool-aid or wyler's lemon flavored drin mix
  • 6 c
    cold water

How To Make decaffeinated lemon flavored iced tea

  • 1
    Add a pinch of baking soda in a 2-quart heat-proof pitcher. (I add mine to a gallon size glass jar. I displayed a photo of the gallon size glass jar.)
  • 2
    Add 2 cups of boiling water, then add the tea bags.
  • 3
    Cover the pitcher, and allow to steep for 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Remove the tea bags, and squeeze them to release more of the tea, then discard them.
  • 5
    Now add the 2 teaspoons of either the powdered Lemonade Flavored Kool-Aid, or the Wyler's Lemon Flavored Drin Mix, and stir well.
  • 6
    Add the cold water and stir.
  • 7
    Refrigerate until chilled, then pour in glasses filled with the lemon and tea flavored ice cubes.
  • 8
    Yields: 2 quarts