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Similar to an Arnold Palmer, this refreshing drink combines two summer favorites—lemonade and iced tea. Turn this into a cocktail by adding bourbon or spiced dark rum.

Recipe by Southern Living July 2009

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Harget

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
5 mins
steep:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan. Remove from heat, add tea bags, and stir in fresh mint. Cover and steep 10 minutes.

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  • Remove and discard tea bags and mint. Stir in sugar until dissolved.

  • Pour tea into a 3-qt. container, and stir in 4 cups cold water and lemonade concentrate. Serve over ice. Garnish, if desired.

  • Bourbon-Lemonade Iced Tea: Prepare recipe as directed, and stir in 1 cup bourbon. Makes 9 cups.

  • Spiced Dark Rum-Lemonade Iced Tea: Prepare recipe as directed, and stir in 1 cup spiced dark rum. Makes 9 cups.

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