We love this recipe because it's got strong tea flavor without being bitter, and it's sweet but not cloying.

Sheri Castle
Recipe by Southern Living August 2015

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Credit: Alison Miksch; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
5 mins
total:
50 mins
Yield:
Makes 2 qt.
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place tea bags and baking soda in a large heatproof glass pitcher.

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  • Bring water just to a rolling boil in a saucepan or kettle, and immediately pour over tea bags, making sure bags are submerged. Cover and steep 7 minutes. Remove tea bags without squeezing; discard tea bags.

  • Add ice, and stir until ice melts. Stir in Simple Syrup, and serve over ice.

Chef's Notes

We tested with Luzianne Tea.

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