Sweet iced tea is a Southern classic and this is a fabulous recipes for those tea lovers or for a party. The concentrate will make 20 servings.—Natalie Bremson, Plantation, Floridamore
Adapted from tasteofhome.com
cups English breakfast tea leaves or 20 black tea bags
cup lemon juice
cup cold water
Remove peels from lemons; save fruit for another use. In a large saucepan, combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3-5 minutes or until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; add tea leaves and lemon peels. Cover and steep for 15 minutes. Strain tea, discarding tea leaves and lemon peels; stir in lemon juice. Cool to room temperature. Transfer to a container with a tight-fitting lid. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. To prepare tea: In a tall glass, combine water with 1/4 cup concentrate; add ice. Yield: 20 servings (5 cups concentrate). Nutritional Facts 1/4 cup concentrate equals 165 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 27 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.