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Iced Tea

Easy Iced Tea

Adding more tea bags and increasing the brew time will bestow a stronger batch. For sweet tea, add 1-2 teaspoons of simple syrup per cup of water. The tea will keep refrigerated for 3 days.

Easy Iced Tea

From Anna Monette Roberts, YumSugar

Iced Tea

Ingredients

  1. 5 cups water
    3 black tea bags, such as Lipton
    3 cups ice
    1-2 lemons
    Simple syrup, to taste (optional)

Directions

  1. Boil 5 cups water in a saucepan. Add tea bags, and let sit for 3-5 minutes; remove teabags. If desired, stir in simple syrup to taste.
  2. Allow tea to come to room temperature, then pour into a pitcher. Refrigerate until chilled, or pour over tall glasses filled with ice. Garnish with lemon wedges.

Makes 5 cups.

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