Southern Sweet Iced Tea

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by BogeysMom

The best way to get great iced tea - something the South is known for. Not heating the water prevents bitterness.

Top Review by Loves2Teach

I have to admit I wasnt sure how the tea would taste.... But it is great!! I did add a bit more sugar though, but i have a sweet tooth! I also only had small tea bags instead of family sized, so i used 6 or 7 small bags. --> This is the simplest tea ever though. Cool and ready to drink immediatly too. Thanks so much for posting. I will definatly make this again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fill a 2 qt pitcher (that's pitcha in the South) about halfway up with ice.
  2. Clip the clothespin onto the side of the pitcher and"hang" the tea bags through it (keeps the paper from getting in the tea and makes the bags easier to retrieve- you don't want to be seen with your hand in the pitcher here in the South).
  3. Pour the sugar or Splenda on top of the ice cubes and now fill the pitcher up with water.
  4. Let sit about an hour, pull out tea bags and serve.

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