A refreshing drink on a hot summer day. Add club soda and some rum for an adult-only version! Great to make up a few batches ahead of time and keep in the fridge for large gatherings. It goes quickly! Garnish punch bowl with mint, lemon, and lime slices if desired.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
additional:
2 hrs 15 mins
total:
2 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place tea bags and mint sprigs in a large heat-proof measuring cup. Pour boiling water over tea bag mixture and cover measuring cup with a small plate. Steep tea until desired strength is reached, 15 to 20 minutes. Pour steeped tea through a strainer into a large mason jar, squeezing excess liquid from tea bags. Discard mint and tea bags.

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  • Stir sugar into tea until dissolved; add lemon juice, lime juice, and vanilla extract. Stir cold water into tea mixture. Place lid on the jar and refrigerate until completely chilled, 2 hours to overnight.

  • Fill a punch bowl or drink dispenser with ice and add tea.

Nutrition Facts

83 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 21.5g 7% DV; fatg; cholesterolmg; sodium 4.6mg. Full Nutrition

Reviews (5)

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6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
07/24/2017
My family loved this drink! I only used 3 lemons and 3 limes. I didn't want it to be too tart and I am glad I did. Also I used green tea. It's very refreshing and smells so good too. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/21/2016
I've made this MANY times for large groups. It's a huge hit. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/02/2016
Interesting taste. I believe this will be popular with the adults since it's not overly sweet. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/06/2015
Refreshing tea with a bit of tartness and not overly sweet. Would make again. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/13/2019
It was way too minty for my taste. maybe my mint sprigs were larger than average. I am going to add more limes in an attempt to fix it. Read More