- 8 cups water divided
- 12 black tea bags
- ⅛ teaspoon baking soda
- ¾ cup granulated sugar
- 8 ounces vodka
- lemon slices for garnish
- Bring 4 cups of water to a boil. While the water is heating, add the tea bags and baking soda to a heat-proof glass pitcher. Once the water has come to a boil, pour it into the pitcher and let the tea steep for 15 minutes.
- Remove the tea bags from the pitcher and discard. Stir in the sugar until dissolved. Stir in the remaining 4 cups of cold water and the vodka and transfer to the fridge to chill. Serve with lemons slices and ice.
- If you want a stronger drink, add an additional 4 to 8 ounces of vodka.
Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Sodium: 30mg | Sugar: 18g | Calcium: 8mg
Keyword vodka sweet tea