Sweet Tea - Bitter Free

Cassie *


I have been making this non - bitter sweet tea for years. My family loves it. Hope you do too!

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★★★★★ 5 votes

1 gallon
10 Min


  • 5-8
    family size tea bags. (or 12 regular tea bags) i use 5 - 6 family size
  • 4 c
    ( 1 quart ) boiling water
  • 12 c
    ( 3 quart ) cool water
  • 1 1/2 - 2 c
    sugar ( or to taste ) i use 2 cups
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda ( this removes the bitterness )

How to Make Sweet Tea - Bitter Free


  1. Sprinkle baking soda into a pitcher. Add Tea bags to the pitcher/baking soda.

    Pour Boiling water over tea bags.

    Cover and allow to steep for 15 minutes.
  2. Remove Tea Bags.

    Add Sugar and Stir until completely dissolved.

    Add Cool Water.

    Refrigerate until cold and ready to drink. Serve over ice.

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About Sweet Tea - Bitter Free

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
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