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Sweet tea

Classic Sweet Tea


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Here’s how to make classic sweet tea! This recipe is easy to make and comes out with best refreshing flavor that’s sweetened just enough.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 8 cups water, divided
  • 6 black tea bags
  • 1/3 cup sugar

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, heat 4 cups water to a simmer. Turn off the heat and add the tea bags. Allow to steep for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove the tea bags and stir in the sugar until dissolved. Add the remaining 4 cups cold water to the pan. Cool until room temperature, about 10 minutes.
  3. Transfer to a pitcher. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before drinking. Store up to 4 days.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Tea
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Sweet Tea