Spiked Arnold Palmer

Spiked Arnold Palmer Recipe
Photo: Ralph Anderson, Laurey W. Glenn; Styling: Melanie Clark
Add bourbon to this summer drink for an alcoholic version of the classic Arnold Palmer.

Yield:

Makes about 10 cups (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Steep: 5 Minutes
Chill: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 113
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 16.1 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 6 mg
Calcium 7 mg

Ingredients

4 cups boiling water
5 regular-size tea bags
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon lemon zest
4 cups cold water
1 cup bourbon
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
Garnish: lemon slices

Preparation

1. Pour boiling water over tea bags, sugar, and lemon zest in a large bowl. Stir until sugar is dissolved; cover and steep 5 minutes.

2. Pour mixture through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a large pitcher, discarding tea bags and zest. Stir in 4 cups cold water and next 2 ingredients. Cover and chill 30 minutes to 12 hours. Serve over ice. Garnish, if desired.

Note:

To make this tea a day ahead, follow recipe as directed, omitting ice and garnish. Store in the refrigerator in a pitcher. When you are ready to serve, stir in ice cubes and lemon slices.

September 2009
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