Good Morning Everyone!
I hope you are all having a great weekend so far. This weekend I am away so I will not be posting too much content, just a few recipes to inspire your summer gatherings.
Here is sweet tea 3 ways, enjoy!
Lemonade Sweet Tea:
3 cups water
2 family size tea bags
1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup sugar
4 cups cold water
1/2 (12 oz) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
Bring 3 cups water to a boil. Remove from heat, add tea bags ad stir in fresh mint. Cover and steep for 10 minutes.
Discard tea bags and mint. Sitr in sugar until dissolved. Pour tea into a 3-qt container and stir in 4 cups of cold water and lemonade concentrate. Serve over ice.
Ginger-and Honey Sweet Tea
Prepare Southern Sweet Tea as you like, omitting sugar and stirring in 1/2 cup honey and 1 tbsp. of grated fresh ginger. Garnish with lemon slices if desired.
Blackberry Sweet Tea
3 cups frozen or fresh blackberries, thawed.
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 tbsp. chopped mint
pinch of baking soda
4 cups boiling water
2 family size tea bgs
2 1/2 cups cold water
Combine blackberries and sugar in large container and crush with a wooden spoon, stir in mint and baking soda.
Pour 4 cups boiling water over tea bags; cover and steep 5 minutes. Discard tea bags.
Pour tea over blackberry mixture; let stand at room temperature 1 hour. Pour tea through a wire mesh strainer into a large pitcher. discarding solids. Add 2 1/2 cups cold water. stirring until sugar dissolves. Cover and chill 1 hour.
wishing you all a wonderful day!