Southern Iced Tea

czwartek, 23 stycznia 2014

Southern Iced Tea

Time: 6 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts water (divided)
  • 6 regular-sized tea bags or 3 family sized tea bags
  • 1 cup sugar
  • lemon wedge (optional)

Directions

  • 1 Place tea bags in a 2 quart glass pitcher.
  • 2 Pour one quart boiling water over tea bags.
  • 3 Let this steep for five minutes.
  • 4 Remove tea bags from water, and press tea bags gently against the side of the container with the back of a wooden spoon.
  • 5 Remove tea bags from container and discard.
  • 6 Stir in one cup sugar.
  • 7 Add the remaining one quart of water.
  • 8 Stir, cool to room temperature.
  • 9 Serve over ice.
  • 10 If desired, garnish with lemon wedge.
  • 11 Note: You may store any leftovers in the refrigerator, but the tea will turn a bit cloudy.
  • 12 (This does not affect the taste).
  • 13 If you want to take the haziness out of the tea, you may stir in 1/4 cup boiling water per quart of iced tea just before serving.

0 komentarze :

Prześlij komentarz