These teas are so popular, and so expensive! This set of recipies is inexpensive, but just as delicious as any pre-packaged variety.
Lemon Sweetened Tea
- 2 quarts of water
- 3 Lipton® tea bags
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup + 2 tbsp lemon juice
Bring the water to a boil and add the tea bags. Turn off the heat and cover it. Let it sit for 1 hour. Remove the tea bags. Add the sugar and stir to make sure it dissolves. (The tea will still be quite hot.) Add the lemon juice. Chill and serve.
DIET version — for the diabetics: substitute 1/2 cup or more Splenda® or your artificial sweetener of choice. Use one tablespoon LESS of the lemon juice.
ORANGE version — use 1/3 cup of lemon juice and ad 1/8 tsp orange extract.
CRANBERRY version — use one tablespoon LESS of the lemon juice. Add 2 tbsp cranberry juice concentrate.
STRAWBERRY version — use the original quantity of lemon juice. Add 1 tbsp strawberry extract.