Thursday, April 18, 2013

How to Make your own Iced Tea

One of my favorite drinks is Iced Tea (the Canadian version, not the American version - I need some sweetness!). Nothing better than a glass of refreshing iced tea on a hot day.  While I love it, it is expensive to buy (when you are drinking it frequently) and not to mention FULL of sugar.

I was on the search for a great do it yourself iced tea, and after trying a few recipes I found online, this is what I ended up with.

2 tea bags
1/4 cup of sugar *add as much/little as you like
2 cups boiling water

Boil water in your kettle and then add it to a mug; let the tea steep for approx. 1 minute (more if you like a stronger flavour)
In a large jug, pour in the tea and add your sugar, let it dissolve. Add in a handful of ice, and enough water to fill your jug.
Add in lemon slices
Place in fridge and allow to cool


1 comment:

  1. Tea is my drink of choice, but surprisingly I like it unsweet! My daughter likes it sweet though. Stopping by from the SITS Girls Linkup


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