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Iced Hibiscus Sweet Tea

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 2 hrs, 20 mins
Yield Makes 7 cups
Offer beautiful, ruby red Iced Hibiscus Sweet Tea as a refreshing alternative to regular iced tea.

Ingredients

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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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