Fill your container with water. Put 4 tea bags into your container, and leave the "tags" dangling over the side (or remove tags altogether).
Add sugar or sweetener is you wish (1 cup of sugar or less depends on how sweet you want it), or no sugar at all if you (like me) prefer unsweetened tea.
Place in refrigerator overnight. In the morning remove the tea bags.
Perfect iced tea every time, and super easy, with no energy wasted. There is no bitterness you sometimes get with boiled tea. No sun necessary. Use whatever container you like.
By Bella Swan from Forks, WA
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Steep tea bags in boiling water for 5 minutes. Discard tea bags and cool. Pour tea into pitcher add cranberry juice and lemonade concentrate. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Our family loves iced tea, and with warm weather approaching I thought I'd share a great recipe for tea that is full of healthy antioxidants and so much better than the sugary stuff you buy in the store:
Recipe for Raspberry Iced Tea. In a Dutch oven, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in sugar until dissolved. Add raspberries, tea bags and lemon juice. Cover and steep for 3 minutes. Strain; discard berries and tea bags.
Mix tea and cranberry-raspberry drink. Pour over ice; top with raspberries and garnish with mint.
Measure 6 cups of water into a pitcher or other container and add an appropriate amount of sugar or artificial sweetener for 1/2 gallon of iced tea. Then, place 8 tea bags in 2 cups of hot water and microwave on high for 4 minutes.
Steep all tea bags in 4 cups of almost boiling water for 5 minutes. In a gallon sized container, mix the orange juice concentrate, lemonade concentrate, and sugar...
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How can I prevent my iced black tea from turning cloudy?
Sally from Chewelah, WA
Try cooling before refrigerating.
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