Iced Hibiscus Sweet Tea

Iced Hibiscus Sweet TeaRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Offer beautiful, ruby red Iced Hibiscus Sweet Tea as a refreshing alternative to regular iced tea.


Makes 7 cups
Total time: 2 Hours, 20 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 2 Hours, 20 Minutes


8 regular-size hibiscus tea bags
3/4 cup sugar
1 navel orange, sliced
1 lime, sliced
3 cups ginger ale, chilled


Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan. Remove from heat, and add tea bags. Cover and steep 10 minutes. Discard tea bags. Stir in sugar until dissolved; add orange and lime slices. Cover and chill 2 to 6 hours. Stir in ginger ale, and serve over ice.

Note: We tested with Celestial Seasonings Red Zinger Herbal Tea.