Real Southern Sweet Tea

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 74.9
  • Total Fat: 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 0.0 g

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Sweet tea like tea is meant to be made Sweet tea like tea is meant to be made
Number of Servings: 16


    4 lg lipton tea bags caf or decaf
    1 gal water
    1.5 cups sugar


boil 2-4 cups water ( a regular tea pot full)
pour boiling water over tea bags and sugar in a lg pitcher stir let set for 3 minutes add cold water serve over ice

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user J23CUEVAS.

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  • Incredible!
    Love having this on a hot summer day after working in the yard. Hubby just loves it. - 6/15/20

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  • Incredible!
    i like this recipe very much its just like what my grandmother made and when i home i drink alot of it - 4/9/12

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  • Incredible!
    I like this recipe, very much as i tend to drink GALLONS, of the stuff, when i'm at home. - 12/1/11

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  • Incredible!
    Love sweet tea I grew up in florida and this is just how we have always made it in my fam. If you let my sisters make it they put more sugar in it lol I make it like yours. And don't 4get you have to have it poured overtons of ice and sit right on the porch at sunset best way to really enjoy it. - 5/26/10

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  • Very Good
    I LOVE sweet iced tea. I make mine very simular to yours except I don't boil the tea. I've noticed if I don't boil the tea then it doesn't get that bitter taste at the end of the sip. - 10/25/09

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