Sweet Orange Tea

Yield:
2 quarts
Level:
Easy
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 6 black tea bags (recommended: Lipton)
  • 4 1/2 cups cold water
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh orange juice, strained if a clearer tea is desired
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Ice cubes
  • Thin lemon or orange wedges, garnish
  • Sprigs fresh mint, garnish
Directions

In a medium pot, pour the boiling water over the sugar and stir to dissolve. Add the tea bags and steep for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove the tea bags with a slotted spoon. Add the cold water, orange juice, and lemon juice, and stir. Let cool.

Pour into a glass pitcher and refrigerate until well chilled. Pour into glasses filled with ice, garnish with lemon or orange wedges and mint, and serve.


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