Southern Sweet Tea

Southern Sweet Tea Recipe

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Cindy Allen


To me, there is nothing better than a glass of iced sweet tea on a scorching hot day. I have been told that Ruben (American Idol Winner) should drink my tea, that the Tea he endorses is nothing compared to mine. I hope you will try it and enjoy it as much as we do.

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 Min


family size luzianne tea bags
2 c
water, then more later
2 c

How to Make Southern Sweet Tea


  • 1Place tea bags in a microwave safe container, add two cups of water. (be sure that your container is steep, tea will sometimes boil out if not) Set microwave on high for 5 minutes.
  • 2While tea is boiling, fill gallon pitcher about 1/3 full of water. Add two cups of sugar and stir.
  • 3When tea is a dark brown color add this to the pitcher. Add enough water to complete the gallon. Stir well.
  • 4Serve over ice and enjoy!

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About Southern Sweet Tea

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Hashtags: #sweet, #tea