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Southern-Style Sweet Tea

What you need: 

4 quart-sized tea bags
2 cups sugar

What you do: 

1) In a saucepan bring roughly 2 cups of water to a rolling boil. After it reaches a rolling boil kill the heat.
2) Add the 4 tea bags and let seep for 5 minutes.
3) Pour your sugar into your gallon sized container.
4) After the 5 minutes are over pull out the tea bags and with a pair of tongs lightly squeeze out any residual tea.
5) Pour tea into container and stir to dissolve sugar. Add enough water to make a gallon of tea.
6) Place in fridge until chilled
7) Serve straight up or with a lemon or lime wedge.

Preparation Time: 
About 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 
Servings: 
1
Recipe Category: 

SO HOW'D IT GO?

For a really refreshing version, try mint green tea!

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a time saver- use the lipton cold-brew bags. you will have to stir more for the sugar to dissolve but at least it will be cold.

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