Southern Belle Magazine May 2013, Issue 1 - Page 45

Y Come Sit on a’ll the Porch with us and Enjoy Some Southern Sweet Tea INGREDIENTS: 8 cups cold water, divided 1 to 2 Family size tea bags ½ to ¾ cup sugar Garnish: lemon slices, fresh mint sprigs DIRECTIONS: Bring 3 cups cold water to a boil in a sauce pan. Turn off heat; add tea bag and let steep for 5 minutes. Discard bag. Pour warm tea over sugar (to taste) in a large pitcher. Stir until dissolved. Add remaining water and stir until well mixed. Serve over ice. Garnish with lemon and fresh mint sprigs. 45