Homemade Sweet Tea
Sweet Tea is a Southern Staple in the heat of summer, make it the traditional way or spike it with vodka for a refreshing cocktail.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Chill Time1 hr
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 8 drinks
Bring 4 cups of water to a boil. While the water is heating, add the tea bags and baking soda to a heat-proof glass pitcher. Once the water has come to a boil, pour it into the pitcher and let the tea steep for 15 minutes.
Remove the tea bags from the pitcher and discard. Stir in the sugar until dissolved. Stir in the remaining 4 cups of cold water and the vodka (if including) and transfer to the fridge to chill. Serve with lemons slices and ice.
Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Sodium: 30mg | Sugar: 18g | Calcium: 8mg