Mister had told me a little bit ago that he LOVES sweet tea and one thing he would be super excited about is if I knew how to make it. Sure enough, I do! No need to go to Sonic or McDonalds - make it at home :)
Southern Sweet Tea
What you'll need:
3 cups water
2 family-sized tea bags
1/2 - 1 cup sugar (if you like your tea really sweet - add the full 1 cup.
7 cups cold water
2 slices lemon (optional)
What you do:
1. Bring three cups of water to a boil in a saucepan, add tea bags. Boil the tea bags for 1 minute and then remove from heat. Cover saucepan and steep for 10 minutes.
2. Remove and discard the tea bags. Add the desired amount of sugar and stir until dissolved.
3. Pour tea into a 1 gallon container and add 7 cups cold water.
4. If you want lemon, place inside container.
5. Serve over ice!
Total time: 20 minutes
Makes: 2 1/5 QT