Cynthia's Heavenly Tea

Recipe by Chef Lizzie
READY IN: 20mins
YIELD: 1 pitcher


  • 3
    family-size tea bags or 9 regular-size tea bags, tags removed
  • 2
    sprigs fresh mint leaves, plus mint sprigs for garnish
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 1
    (6 ounce) can frozen lemonade, thawed
  • 2
    (11 1/2 ounce) cans apricot nectar
  • 2
    teaspoons almond extract


  • Place the teabags and the mint in a glass pitcher and pour in 2 cups cold water.
  • Bring a kettle with 3 cups water to a rolling boil.
  • Pour the boiling water over the teabags and cover the pitcher with a small plate.
  • Steep for 10 to 15 minutes, then remove the teabags and mint leaves. Add the sugar and stir until dissolved.
  • Stir in the lemonade, apricot nectar, almond extract, and 3 more cups of cold water.
  • Serve over ice and garnished with a fresh mint sprig.