Total Time
Prep 1 hr
Cook 6 hrs

Saved this from an old Cooking Light magazine. Haven't tried it but it sounds refreshing for summer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place tea bags in a large bowl. Pour boiling water over tea bags; steep 10 minutes. Remove and discard tea bags.
  2. Combine sugar, 1/2 cup water, and corn syrup in a saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  3. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Add sugar mixture and fresh lemon juice to tea, stirring to combine. Let cool to room temperature.
  5. Pour cooled tea mixture into a 13x9-inch baking dish; cover and freeze for at least 6 hours or until firm.
  6. Remove tea mixture from freezer. Scrape entire mixture with a fork until fluffy.
  7. Serve in sorbet cups or other small dishes. Can garnish with lemon slices and mint sprigs if desired.
  8. Can be frozen in a sealed container for up to 1 month.


Most Helpful

This is like a Granita.. I loved it!

GingerlyJ October 27, 2009

Just what this summer hot weather called for. This was so light and refreshing. I made as written a with a few mint leaves added to the the boiling water... Thank you!

CHILI SPICE July 29, 2009

I do delcare, Scarlett, I can live without money, but I'd die without my sweet iced tea!

gailanng May 12, 2009

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