South Carolina Sweet Tea


Remember, this is the South, where simplicity is the secret to most recipes. Follow this to the 'T' and you will have sweet tea, Sand Lapper (South Carolina) style.

Prep Time:
1 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
11 mins
1 gallon


  • 3 family size tea bags

  • 2 cups white sugar


  1. Using an electric coffee maker, Place the 3 tea bags in the strainer basket (not in the pot). Brew the tea as you would coffee. Pour the sugar in a gallon pitcher. Pour in the hot tea. Continue to run coffee maker with the tea bags until you have enough tea to fill the pitcher. Allow to cool completely at room temperature, then refrigerate.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

97 Calories
25g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 97
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Total Sugars 25g
Calcium 0mg 0%
Potassium 17mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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