Sweety, Get That Sweet Tea!!

RECIPE FOR CLASSIC SWEET TEA
 
Classic Sweet Tea|Classic Southern Sweet Tea|Smooth Sweet Tea
 
Summers can be quite stressful and overbearing... Beat the heat with this beloved,classic recipe of sweet tea to give you a dash of refreshment!
Healthy and appetizing? Bring it on!
 
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Preparation time
Cooking time
Additional 
Total
5 minutes
15 minutes
3-4 hours
4 hours,20 min
 
Calories :- 73
Servings :- 8
 
INGREDIENTS:-
 
  • 2 cups or around 500 mL of Water (for heating)
  • 6 cups or around 1 ½ L of Cold Water
  • 6 Tea bags (preferably iced tea or black tea that’s specifically meant for iced teas)
  • ¾ cup of White Granulated Sugar
  • 1 pinch of Baking soda
  • Ice cubes(optional)
  • Lemon wedges (optional)
 
-Heat the 2 cups of water and remove from heat just before the water starts to boil.
-Place the tea bags and baking soda into a large, heat-resistant vessel and pour the water in it.
-Let the tea steep in for a good 4-5 minutes. Do not let it stay for more than 12-15 minutes.
-Discard the tea bags.
- Now add the sugar into the vessel while the tea is still hot and whisk the mixture vigorously until it dissolves completely.
-Pour in the cold water and refrigerate for a good 3-4 hours.
-Serve the mixture with ice and lemon wedges if you’re willing to go the extra mile :).
 
Serving Suggestion :- While most people keep it classic with simple sugar, Sweet tea can also be flavoured with lemon,raspberry or mint!
 
HAPPY BREWING!
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