Mojito Iced Tea

A refreshing tea on a hot day.

Mojito Iced Tea

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  • 8

    c water

  • 8

    black tea bags

  • 2

    c lightly packed mint leaves (about 2 nice bunches) divided

  • ½

    c superfine sugar

  • ¼

    c fresh lime juice

  • 1

    T finely grated lime zest


Bring water to a boil in a pan and add teabags. Let steep for 5 minutes. Remove tea bags and squeeze them to extract tea. Add 1 cup mint leaves to the tea and let stand about 1 hour. Meanwhile make an easy lime syrup by combining sugar, lime juice and lime zest in a bowl. Stir to dissolve the sugar. Remove the mint for the tea. Pour lime syrup into tea and stir well. Pour into a pitcher or serve in ice filled glasses. Crush mint leaves and put in glasses with ice and top with sliced limes.


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