Governor's Mansion Summer Peach Tea Punch

Governor's Mansion Summer Peach Tea Punch Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell
This refreshing and summery peach tea punch is perfect for bridal or baby showers, garden parties, and elegant teas. 

Yield:

Makes about 1 gal.
Total time: 9 Hours, 5 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 9 Hours, 5 Minutes

Ingredients

3 family-size tea bags
2 cups loosely packed fresh mint leaves
1 (33.8-oz.) bottle peach nectar
1/2 (12-oz.) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
1 (1-liter) bottle ginger ale, chilled
1 (1-liter) bottle club soda, chilled
Garnish: fresh peach wedges

Preparation

1. Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add tea bags and mint leaves. Boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Cover and steep 10 minutes.

2. Discard tea bags and mint. Pour into a 1-gal. container; add peach nectar, lemonade concentrate, and Simple Sugar Syrup. Cover and chill 8 to 24 hours.

3. Pour chilled tea mixture into a punch bowl or pitcher. Stir in ginger ale and club soda just before serving. Garnish, if desired.