I can’t believe it, but I’m actually posting a Southern Sweet Tea Recipe on my website!
Making tea is an art for many and people can talk for hours about the best way to make iced tea. Though I don’t drink it personally, my husband has perfected a sweet tea recipe and got into quite a conversation this weekend trying to convert our new friend Sue over to the sweeter side of life…
So in an effort to help our new Arizona friend, I wanted to share his Sweet Tea recipe with all of you. Chime in and let us know what you think or how you make it in your home.
Southern Sweet Tea Recipe
(makes 1 gallon)
Take 2 cups of cold water into medium saucepan.
Add 4 Family Size teabags (ideally Luzianne – adjust # accordingly for personal strength preference)
Bring to a boil. Let boil for 3 minutes, then cover and remove from heat. Allow to steep for 10 minutes.
While steeping, add 1 ½ cups of sugar to 1 gallon pitcher.
Add hot tea to pitcher and stir, allowing sugar to melt. Add cold water to saucepan (with tea bags in it still) and stir to extract more tea flavor; pour into pitcher. Repeat two times until water is clear.
Fill remainder of pitcher with cold water and stir.
Refrigerate one hour than enjoy!