Sweet Tea

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 gallon
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1 1/2 cups sugar

4 large, family-size tea bags


  1. Fill the teakettle or saucepan with enough water to completely cover the tea bags, about 2 cups. Bring to a boil and remove from the heat. Let the tea stand for 10 minutes. Put the sugar into a gallon pitcher and add 1 cup cold water. Stir to mix slightly. Pour the hot tea into the sugar mixture and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Add 13 cups water to fill the pitcher.

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