sweet tea

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.

sweet tea   sweettea

wishing you all a wonderful day!

 

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