Thomas Family Sweet Tea

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Wanda Vance

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@WandaDTV

My Nannie taught this to my mom when she married my dad. When I was little I would drink this instead of milk. Now I am the "Tea" maker . At my neices wedding I made 9 gallons!! A former pastor calls it "High Tess tea"

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10-15
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

How to Make Thomas Family Sweet Tea

Step-by-Step

  1. In tin pan place 4 1/2 cups of cold water and bring to a boil.
  2. Once it has a good rolling boil add the 8 tea bags. Let it boil or steep for 2-3 minutes.
  3. While it is steeping add the baking soda- slowly- it will foam up so turn the heat down first. Let that steep about a minute.
  4. To a gallon jug add the 2 1/2 cups of sugar. Pour the hot tea over the sugar and stir. This dissolves the sugar! Now fill the rest of the jug with cold water- and
    stir well. Serve over ice and enjoy!!

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About Thomas Family Sweet Tea

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom
Hashtag: #tea




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