- 7-1/2 cups sugar
- 2 cups unsweetened instant tea
- 5 envelopes (.23 ounce each) unsweetened lemonade soft drink mix
- ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
- 1 cup warm water
- Cold water
- In a large bowl, combine the sugar, tea and drink mix. Divide into five equal batches; store in airtight containers in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 5 batches (8-1/2 cups total).
- To prepare tea: Dissolve about 1-2/3 cups tea mix in 1 cup warm water. Place in a gallon container. Add cold water to measure 1 gallon. Cover and refrigerate. Yield: about 16 (1-cup) servings per batch.
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"Let's all please take a moment and be awesomely honest,... SPLENDA has a HORRIBLE aftertaste. So what is the point of enjoying a treat, only to have the afterglow of that lovely treat interrupted,- by that bitter "cream of tarter" like "too much sodium driven" aftertaste? Sorry, but I really wish that the makers of Splenda would eliminate that negative aftertaste. Then, Splenda would taste amazing!!!,-- right in this very recipe even!"
"it was a taste of home and the country living. "
"I think this recipe was delicious. Especially considering that iced tea is normally consumed on hot and humid summer days when your sugar and hydration levels need to be maintained, I don't really see too much of a problem with the sweetness. As afore mentioned, use a sugar substitute if the amount used is a concern. "
"How can it be good for you with 7.5 cups of sugar"
"If you notice it's 7.5 cups of sugar but it makes 5 batches which equals 1.5 cups per serving like everyone is suggesting. Sounds good to me!"