Berry Iced Tea

Total Time:
1 hr 20 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
1 hr
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

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Ingredients
  • For the tea:
  • 4 berry-hibiscus herbal tea bags (recommended: Celestial Seasonings Red Zinger)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup, or to taste
  • 1/2 orange, cut into wedges
  • 1/2 lime, cut into wedges
  • 8 frozen raspberries
  • For the simple syrup:
  • 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
Directions

Put tea bags in a heatproof pitcher.

In a saucepan bring water just to a boil and pour over tea bags. Steep tea 5 minutes and remove tea bags. Cool tea and chill, covered, until cold, about 1 hour.

Stir in simple syrup, to taste. Squeeze orange and lime wedges into tea and add wedges. Serve tea in tall glasses. Garnish with frozen raspberries.

To prepare the simple syrup:

Add sugar and water to a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute; stir until sugar is completely dissolved. Let syrup cool.

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