Oh-So-Easy Sweet Tea

Oh-So-Easy Sweet Tea created by gailanng

This is a recipe for "the wine of the south", otherwise known as sweetened iced tea or "Sweet tea." Forget about waiting for a pot of water to boil, and then waiting for the tea to steep. It doesn't get any easier than this.

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  • Fill you're 10-12 cup coffee maker's pitcher with water and pour it in the machine.
  • Tear open 2 family size tea bags and put the tea in a coffee filter in your coffee machine's basket.
  • Turn on the machine and let it do all the work!
  • When all the tea has brewed, pour it into a 2-quart pitcher. Add the pinch of baking soda(to cut down on any bitterness) and the cup of sugar and stir until all the sugar is dissolved.
  • Cover and chill in the fridge or serve immediately in glasses filled with ice. Make sure there's a little plate of lemon slices available for anyone who prefers lemon in their tea.
  • You can make this with decaf tea, but it won't taste as good. Trust me, I've done it.
  • The baking soda may sound strange, but don't leave it out. It cuts down on the bitterness of the tea, making it more smooth.
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"This is a recipe for "the wine of the south", otherwise known as sweetened iced tea or "Sweet tea." Forget about waiting for a pot of water to boil, and then waiting for the tea to steep. It doesn't get any easier than this."

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  1. gailanng
    A nice coolant for the dog days of summer, especially since I'm one big pile of hot and tired.
  2. gailanng
    Oh-So-Easy Sweet Tea Created by gailanng
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    Oh-So-Easy Sweet Tea Created by gailanng
  4. MaxBetta
    This is a recipe for "the wine of the south", otherwise known as sweetened iced tea or "Sweet tea." Forget about waiting for a pot of water to boil, and then waiting for the tea to steep. It doesn't get any easier than this.
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