Classic Sweet Tea Recipe
This wonderful recipe offers a robust tea flavor, without any bitterness. It’s sweet, but not overly so. Absolutely perfect!
Servings Prep Time
2Quarts 15minutes
Servings Prep Time
2Quarts 15minutes
  • 12reg-sized tea bags
  • 1/8tsp baking soda
  • 1quart distilled or bottled water
  • 1 quart ice-cubes
  • cups Simple Syrup
  1. Place tea bags and baking soda in a large heatproof pitcher.
  2. Bring water to a rolling boil and immediately pour over tea bags. Be sure tea bags are submerged in the water. Cover and steep for 7 minutes..
  3. Remove tea bags without squeezing and discard.
  4. Add ice and stir until ice has melted. Stir in Simple Syrup and serve over ice.
Recipe Notes

I like to use Luzianne Tea when preparing Classic Sweet Tea.