Anytime Lemon Iced Tea

READY IN: 12mins
Recipe by Megohm

This is by far the best iced tea I've ever made, after a long, desperate search for perfection. Just the right amount of sweet, with just enough lemon to tickle your tastebuds. The ingredients were found on Allrecipes, but I've adjusted the method, which I think really makes it.

Top Review by PaulaG

Sweet tea is a southern tradition and being able to make it without bitterness is a much sought after technique. This tea was nicely brewed and no bitterness at all. Made for PARTY 2011.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil 2 cups water, and pour over the tea bags.
  2. Let steep 7 minutes.
  3. Remove tea bags, but don't squish them or squeeze them, to keep bitterness at bay!
  4. Stir sugar into the hot concentrated tea mixture, until dissolved.
  5. Top up with remaining 6 cups water (ice cold, preferably).
  6. Stir, then add lemon juice, stirring again.
  7. Let cool or serve with ice.

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