Sweet Tea Lemonade

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Photo: Ryan Benyi
Recipe from All You

This summer refresher combines the best of both worlds: sweet iced tea and tart lemonade.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 4 large sprigs mint
  • 8 black tea bags
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice (from about 4 large lemons)

Preparation

Prep Time:
Chill: 4 Hours
Total: 4 Hours, 20 Minutes

  1. 1. Mix sugar and 3 cups water in a pan and bring to a boil over medium-low heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Turn off heat; stir in lemon slices and mint. Allow to cool, then strain.
  2. 2. Bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Place tea bags in a bowl; pour water over and let steep for 10 minutes. Remove and discard bags. Let tea cool.
  3. 3. In another bowl, mix lemon juice with 3 cups water.
  4. 4, Combine syrup, tea and lemon mixture. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours. Serve over ice, garnished with additional lemon slices and mint sprigs, if desired.

May 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 298
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 78g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 3mg