Prep 1 min
Cook 1 hr
This is a close copycat recipe for Ruby Tuesday's Blackberry Sweet Tea. Of course you can use any berry you prefer such as raspberry or strawberry or even mango works
- 4 family sized tea bags
- 1 gallon water
- 1 cup water
- 3 cups sugar (divided)
- 12 ounces frozen blackberries
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- Add 1 gallon of water to a tea kettle or sauce pan. Heat to almost boiling. Add 1 cup sugar and stir until dissolved. Remove from heat and add tea bags. Cover and steep for 1 hour.
- While waiting for the tea to steep add frozen blackberries to a sauce pan. Add 1 cup water, 2 cups sugar and the lime juice. Bring to a boil (approx 5 minutes). Using a fork mash berries. Don't strain berries.
- Once tea has finished steeping pour into tea pitcher. Add tea to 24 oz glass to almost the top of the glass. Pour tea and add 3 tablespoons of the blackberry syrup. Stir well. Serve with a straw for best results.