Sweet Iced Tea

Total Time
15 mins
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When you order 'tea' in TX you will be asked 'sweet' or 'unsweet'. It will then arrive in a big glass with lots of ice! Here is the way we make 'Swayte Tay" or Sweet Tea! Oh soo goooodd! Dont like it sweet- just leave out the sugar- or splenda.

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  • 3 family-size tea bags
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar, I use Splenda


  1. Put water and tea bags in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Remove from heat and cover. Let steep for 10 minutes.
  3. Strain or carefully press water from tea bags.
  4. Put hot tea solution into a gallon pitcher and add sweetener, stirring to dissolve.
  5. Add water to pitcher to fill.
  6. Cool in refrigerator and serve with ice.