June 29, 2022 2 min read

Refreshing Iced Tea Recipes

Pomegranate Iced Tea Recipe 

Ingredients

  • 2¬†oz fresh pomegranate juice¬†
  • 8 oz¬†pomegranate green tea
  • 1 oz¬†simple syrup (sugar and cold water mixed)
  • 2 lemon wedges to garnish
Directions
  • Prepare tea and cool tea.
  • Mix the rest of the ingredients.
  • Pour over ice in an iced tea glass.
  • Garnish with lemon wedge.

Classic Southern Sweet Tea Recipe

Making Classic Southern Sweet Tea isn't difficult at all, but many Southerners argue about how much sugar you should include. When it comes to this Southern Sweet Tea, they say the sweeter the better! The recipe is shown in the video below:
Source: SouthernLiving.com

Ingredients

12 regular-size tea bags

1/8 teaspoon baking soda

1 qt. distilled or bottled water

1 qt. ice cubes

1 1/4 cups Simple Syrup

Directions

Place tea bags and baking soda in a large heatproof glass pitcher.

Bring water just to a rolling boil in a saucepan or kettle, and immediately pour over tea bags, making sure bags are submerged. Cover and steep 7 minutes. Remove tea bags without squeezing, discard tea bags.

Add ice and stir until ice melts. Stir in Simple Syrup and serve over ice.

Peach Tea Punch Recipe

This refreshing Peach Tea Punch is perfect for backyard bbqs, family parties, bridal showers, baby showers, garden parties and elegant teas. Source: MyRecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 3 family-size tea bags or 12 regular black tea bags
  • 2 cups loosely packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1 (33.8-oz.) bottle peach nectar
  • 1/2 (12-oz.) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 1/2 cup Simple Sugar Syrup
  • 1 (1-liter) bottle ginger ale, chilled
  • 1 (1-liter) bottle club soda, chilled
  • Garnish: fresh peach wedges

Directions

  1. Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add tea bags and mint leaves. Boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Cover and steep 10 minutes.
  2. Discard tea bags and mint. Pour into a 1-gal. container; add peach nectar, lemonade concentrate, and Simple Sugar Syrup. Cover and chill 8 to 24 hours.
  3. Pour chilled tea mixture into a punch bowl or pitcher. Stir in ginger ale and club soda just before serving. Garnish, if desired.

Lemon Mint Sparkler Iced Tea Recipe 

Chill the club soda and mix the drinks just before serving to keep it nice and fizzy. Set up a self-serve beverage station with fresh lemon and mint leaves. Adapted From: MyRecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups fresh lemon juice (about 10 lemons)
  • 1 1/2 cups Mint¬†Tea
  • 2¬†cups chilled club soda
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • Simple Syrup (Sweeten to Taste)

Directions

Stir together all ingredients in a large pitcher. Serve immediately. 

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