Friday, May 23, 2014
* 8 cups water
* 2 tea bags
* 1/4 cup (or more) lemon juice
* sugar, to taste (optional)
Bring water to a boil. Remove from heat. Let two tea bags steep for 2 hours.
2. Pour the tea into a pitcher; stir in the lemon juice and sugar (if using).
3. Refrigerate, or pour over ice! Enjoy!
I recently came across this method for making ice tea. The original recipe called for 3/4 cup of sugar, to make it taste like Lipton Lemon Iced Tea. But yikes...way too sweet for us! We put in about 1/8 cup of sugar, or leave it out entirely. No picture here, but just wanted to make sure to share this great and easy (and frugal) way to make ice tea.
Posted by Elizabeth at 7:09 PM