Raspberry Iced Tea

Ingredients 

  • 10  cups water, divided  (6cups for tea bags, 2 cups for berries, 2 cups cold water)
  • 8  family sized tea bags  tags removed
  • 12  oz  bag of frozen raspberries (24 to 30 frozen berries reserved for garnish)
  • 1 1/4  cup sugar  (additional¼ to ½ cup of sugar may be added for a sweeter tea)
  •  1  tsp  lemon juice

Instructions 

  1. Bring 6 cups of water to boil
  2. Add tea bags to the water, remove from heat and steep for 5 to 7 minutes
  3. Remove tea bags
  4. Add sugar to hot tea mixture and stir to dissolve
  5. Pour hot tea mixture into a pitcher and add 2 cups cold water
  6. Bring the remaining 2cups of water to a low boil
  7. Add frozen berries, minus the berries for garnish
  8. Simmer berries for 5 minutes
  9. Pour the berry juice through a screen sieve into the tea mixture
  10. Chill in the refrigerator until cool
  11. Serve over ice with reserved berries for garnish

Notes

Chill the glasses for an extra special touch.Garnish with fresh berries, lemon wedges, or even mint leaves.Dislike watered down tea? Pour some of the tea into an ice cube tray, then serve over “iced tea.” You can even freeze fresh mint sprigs in the ice.

Nutrition

Serving: 8oz | Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg

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