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Iced Tea Concentrate

Iced tea concentrate

Whip up iced tea concentrate in minutes, and make in batches for quick refills. Serve lemon slices and simple syrup on the side.

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Ingredients

¼ cup loose tea
1 cup boiling water

Garnish

Lemon slices, seeded
Muddled mint leaves

Instructions

Place the tea or tea bags in a 2-cup liquid measuring cup. Pour 1 cup boiling water over and let steep 4 minutes.

Strain in a ½ gallon pitcher filled with ice. Press down with the back of a tablespoon to extract all the tea.

Add cold water to fill.

Notes

Serve with simple syrup on the side to allow each guest sweeten to their taste.

simple syrup: place a cup or two of sugar in a small sauce with 1/2 cup cold water. Bring to a boil and cook until the sugar is completely dissolved. Cool and store in a covered container in the refrigerator. Lasts several weeks.

Keywords: iced tea, cold drinks, summer drinks, simple syrup, summer coolers