Sista Felicia Iced Tea (with directions this time)

Ice Tea

Ingerdients:

10 cups cold water

3 ½ cups sugar

5 mint leaves (optional)

36 tea bags

10 cups ice

Juice of 1 lemon (optional)

Yields 6 quarts

Perfect for these hot summer days and nights. This Ice Tea is a delicious refreshing beverage, sure to complement any summer time meal.

Step 1:Combine water, sugar and mint in a large pot

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Step 2:Place pot over a high heat

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Step3: Bring to a rolling boil

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Step4: Select a flavor/verity of tea. I like to use tea pods simply to cut down on prep time, avoiding having to remove the paper

 

Step 5: Collect 36 tea pods or bags with paper tabs removed and set aside

Step6: Carefully remove pot from heat and add 36 tea pods to hot mint infused sugar water

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.Step7: Steep tea for 20 minutes.

Step 8: Using your hand or 2 large slotted spoons squeeze pods to extract tea

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Step9: Dispose used pods

Step10: Place 10 cups ice into a drink dispenser

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Step11: Cut 1 lemon in half

Step12: Squeeze the lemon into the drink dispenser directly over the ice and remove any seeds

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Step13: Carefully pour tea into dispenser and stir

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Step14: Fill a tall tumbler glass with ice and fill with yummy tea garnish with a sprig of mint or lemon or both!

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All photos Felicia and BJ Mohan

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4 Responses to Sista Felicia Iced Tea (with directions this time)

  1. Mmmmmm sounds good to me! I make a LOT of iced tea and love putting both mint and lemon in it!

  2. Jenn Cullen says:

    thanks for the directions, I was wondering….looks delish and refreshing. and i bet it would be great with a shot of bourbon added! or vodka!

    jenn

  3. Ellie says:

    Do you cool the steeped tea before you pour it over ice?

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