Fruited Iced Tea

Oxmoor House
about 1 gallon


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2 1/2 quarts water, divided
1 1/2 cups sugar
12 regular tea bags
1 quart boiling water
2 cups orange juice
3/4 cup lemon juice
Lemon slices


Combine 2 cups water and sugar in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to a boil; boil 5 minutes. Set aside.

Place tea bags in a 1-quart glass pitcher; slowly pour boiling water over tea bags. Cover and steep 15 minutes. Discard tea bags. Combine tea, reserved syrup, remaining water, and orange and lemon juice; stir until well blended. Chill.

Serve chilled tea over ice; garnish with lemon slices.

Created date

February 2010