Citrus Sweet Tea

Citrus Sweet TeaRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell


Makes 5 cups
Total time: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes


2 whole cloves
1 family-size tea bag
1 1/2 cups pineapple juice
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2/3 cup sugar
Crushed ice
Garnish: lemon slices


1. Bring 3 cups water and cloves to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat; reduce heat to low, and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and add tea bag; steep 10 minutes.

2. Discard tea bag and cloves. Add fruit juices and sugar, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cover and chill for 1 hour; serve over crushed ice. Garnish, if desired.