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Lemon Ice Tea Mix Recipe

Lemon Ice Tea Mix Recipe

A friend who has a large family and does a lot of entertaining created this mix. It's inexpensive and makes a tasty, refreshing batch of tea. —Linda Fox, Soldotna, Alaska
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:80 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. 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).
  • 2. 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 75 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.