I am a tea lover. I love iced tea, hot tea, tea flavored cakes and scones, chai tea, black tea, green tea...
I make iced tea in many ways.
1- I take leftover tea from breakfast, put it in a pitcher and chill it in the fridge.
2- I cold brew tea, by placing tea bags in a pitcher of cold water and placing it in the fridge for a few hours.
3- I used to use the "Iced Tea Pot" by Mr.Coffee that made delicious tea in 10 minutes, but took so much ice.
4- I even used the instant iced tea (lemon & sugar flavor).
5- I love Thai iced tea. What a treat!
Well, this summer, with all the heat, I have been making this delicious iced tea that can be made from tea bags on hand.
For one pot of tea, boil the water.
In the pot, add 2 bags red zinger (or a berry flavored tea), 1 bag of mint tea (peppermint), 1 bag of camomile tea, 1 bag of Red Rose tea, 1 bag of constant comment.
Pour the water over the tea bags and steep for 10 min.
Remove bags, pour tea into a pitcher and chill until cold.
I like it served over ice, the girls like it with a splash of simple syrup that I keep in the fridge.
Alternate versions require just a mix of whatever bags of tea are on hand, but some harsh teas might not work...