10-12 tea bags, any type
1 teaspoon sugar
1 quart boiling water
3 quarts cold water
1. Place the tea bags in the bottom of a heat-resistant gallon-sized container.
Add 1 teaspoon of sugar. Pour 1 quart of boiling water on the tea bags and
sugar. Let the concentrate steep for a full 15 minutes. Add 3 quarts of cold
water, fish out the tea bags and chill the tea until you're ready to serve it.
Makes 1 gallon.
1 pound sugar
1 quart water
1. In a large saucepan, stirring constantly, bring the sugar and water to a boil,
dissolving the sugar. Then cool and refrigerate the syrup. That's all.
Add the syrup to your tea to taste.
Simple syrup will keep indefinitely in the refrigerator, just be sure to
label it so you won't mix it up with water.
TIP: Use ice cubes made of tea or lemonade to serve with the the iced tea.
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