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Southern Sweetened Tea

Yield 1 gallon

Ingredients

  • 6 cups water
  • 4 family-size tea bags
  • 1 to 1 3/4 cups sugar

How to Make It

  1. Bring 6 cups water to a boil in a saucepan; add tea bags. Boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Cover and steep 10 minutes. Remove tea bags, squeezing gently.

  2. Add sugar, stirring until dissolved. Pour into a 1-gallon pitcher, and add enough water to fill pitcher. Serve over ice.