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southern sweet tea

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cindy Allen
Montevallo, AL

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 rating)
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For southern sweet tea

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

How To Make southern sweet tea

  • 1
    Place 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.
  • 2
    While tea is boiling, fill gallon pitcher about 1/3 full of water. Add two cups of sugar and stir.
  • 3
    When tea is a dark brown color add this to the pitcher. Add enough water to complete the gallon. Stir well.
  • 4
    Serve over ice and enjoy!

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