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Iced Tea II

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This iced tea is fabulous - it tastes like the brand names!"
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 76 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large saucepan, heat water to a rapid boil. Remove from heat and drop in the tea bags. Cover and let steep for 1 hour.
  2. In a large pitcher, combine the steeped tea and the sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved, then stir in lemon juice. Refrigerate until chilled.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 76 calories; 0 g fat; 20.1 g carbohydrates; 0.1 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; < 1 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Try adding the sugar during the boiling stage of the water; very smooth results. Our family has made iced tea like this since I was a child.

Most helpful critical review

I love iced tea, but I found this to be a little tart, like a cross between iced tea and lemonade. I would recommend reducing the amount of lemon.

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Try adding the sugar during the boiling stage of the water; very smooth results. Our family has made iced tea like this since I was a child.

I didn't have the orange pekoe tea available and used regular tea bags. It turns out great...very refreshing! Great for BBQs!

I love iced tea, but I found this to be a little tart, like a cross between iced tea and lemonade. I would recommend reducing the amount of lemon.

I use 5 regular individual sized tea bags (liptons) or 3 family sized in 2qts of water. I steep for only 5 - 10 minutes. This helps the sugar dissolve easier since it is added when it is verh ho...

Great recipe for iced tea! I love the flavor you get from using the orange pekoe tea bags! I added 1/4 tsp. of baking soda (a little tip I picked up from another recipe to cut out the bitternes...

I adjusted this recipe a little - I used 5 tea bags, the whole amount of sugar, and half the lemon. It was still a little too sour, so I added lots of ice cubes and a little more sugar. After th...

I'm a huge ice tea fan and i spend a lot of money on the powered mixes. This way is a lot better for you and it tastes great.

This stuff was great. I only used half the amount of lemon juice, because that was all I had, but it was a big hit.

Easy to make. Tastes great. You can try a variation with green tea. Excellent!