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Lemonade Iced Tea Recipe

Lemonade Iced Tea Recipe

I have always loved iced tea with lemon and this great thirst-quencher just takes it one step further. The lemonade gives this refreshing drink a nice color, too. —Gail Buss, Beverly Hills, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings


  • 3 quarts water
  • 9 individual tea bags
  • 3/4 to 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • Lemon slices, optional


  • 1. In a Dutch oven, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat; add tea bags. Cover and steep for 5 minutes. Discard tea bags. Stir in sugar and lemonade concentrate. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Serve over ice. If desired, garnish with lemon slices. Yield: 12 servings (about 3 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 100 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (25g sugars, trace fiber), trace protein

Reviews for Lemonade Iced Tea

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Reviewed Aug. 8, 2015

"I used pink lemonade that was suggested by an earlier reviewer, but added one packet of sweet-n-low instead of the sugar and it is perfect."

Reviewed Jul. 27, 2015

"This is a great summer drink. I changed it up by using pink lemonade and wow what a difference!!!"

Reviewed Jun. 22, 2014

"Easy to make and it was a hit with my family, especially since I used decaf tea bags. I didn't add any sugar, and it was sweet enough for us. I'll be making this all summer!"

Reviewed Jan. 7, 2014

"A refreshing version of iced tea."

Reviewed Aug. 17, 2013

"I didn't add any sugar, and used decaf tea bags. We all liked it. It was nice and light."

Reviewed Oct. 5, 2012

"I am hooked. This is so much better than the store bought drink. I make my own lemonade concerntrate which makes it even better."

Reviewed Jan. 6, 2012

"I keep this in the fridge most of the summer. It was too sweet for my taste so I make it minus the sugar and we add our own sweetener to our glass. This way everyone has it the way they like it."

Reviewed Jul. 11, 2010

"Very tasty! I used 3/4 c. sugar, but would use less next time...I don't like it too sweet."

Reviewed Sep. 6, 2009

"What would you recommend if lemonade concentrate is unavailable?"

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