Sandy's Sweet Tea

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
30 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 sprigs mint, leaves only, plus more for garnish
  • Rock candy, for garnish
  • 8 cups brewed black tea (use 6 tea bags)
  • Optional liquor addition:
  • 6 ounces lemon flavored vodka
Directions

In a small saucepan over medium heat combine the sugar with 1/2 cup water and add in the 2 sprigs of mint leaves. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Remove from the heat and let cool.

In a large pitcher stir together the tea with the sugar syrup. Serve chilled over ice with a sprig of mint and a piece of rock candy for garnish. Add vodka, if desired.


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