Recipe courtesy of Shelly Fairchild

Shelly's Sweet Tea

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 13 min
  • Prep: 3 min
  • Inactive: 5 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 16 cups
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8 cups water

4 small or 2 family-size tea bags (recommended: Lipton)

1 cup sugar

8 cups cold water


  1. In a teapot, boil 8 cups water. Add tea bags and remove from heat. Let steep for 5 minutes, or to taste. Strain tea into a gallon-size pitcher and add sugar. Add remaining cold water to pitcher and stir. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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