Hawaiian Plantation Iced Tea

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Lainey39

Iced black tea with accented with pineapple juice shows off its Hawaiian roots and makes a refreshing party drink.

Top Review by JackieOhNo

I found this to be both refreshing and tasty. I am a big fan on unsweetened iced tea, so I did not add the simple syrup. The pineapple juice did not really sweeten the tea, but just gave it a subtle pineapple flavor, which I enjoyed. It sure beats drinking plain old tea! Thanks for sharing. Made for ZWT7.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 quart boiling water (make sure it is only barely boiling)
  • 4 orange pekoe tea bags
  • 1 quart ice cold water
  • 1 (16 ounce) can pineapple juice
  • 12 cup simple syrup (optional)
  • 1 fresh pineapple, peeled, cored, and cut into spears

Directions

  1. Pour the barely boiling hot water into a large pitcher, and add the tea bags. Steep the tea 2 to 4 minutes.
  2. Remove the tea bags, and pour in the ice water.
  3. Pour in the pineapple juice.
  4. Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled, about 1 1/2 hours.
  5. Pour the tea over ice, garnish with pineapple spears, and serve.

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