Almond Tea

Southern Living
Almond Tea Recipe
Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill
3 quarts


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12 cups water, divided
4 family-size tea bags
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/3 cups fresh lemon juice
4 teaspoons almond extract
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Garnishes: lemon, lime, and orange slices


Bring 4 cups water to a boil: pour over tea bags. Cover and steep 10 minutes; discard tea bags.

Bring remaining 8 cups water and sugar to a boil in a large saucepan, stirring constantly; boil 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in tea, lemon juice, and extracts. Chill. Serve over ice; garnish, if desired.

Created date

August 2002