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Citrus Iced Tea Recipe

I catered for 5 years, and this was by far my most-requested beverage recipe. Fresh citrus juice makes it special. It's a refreshing change from ordinary iced tea.—Marcia Porch, Winter Park, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 quarts water
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 10 individual tea bags
  • 2-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 can (46 ounces) unsweetened pineapple juice
  • Juice of 7 lemons
  • Juice of 6 oranges
  • Ice cubes

Directions

  • 1. In a large kettle, bring water and cloves to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat; add the tea bags. Steep for 5 minutes. Discard tea bags and cloves. Stir in sugar and juices. Serve over ice. Yield: 24 (3/4 cup) servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 127 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.