Forget sugary (and boring) sodas for your next potluck and treat your family and friends to a refreshing homemade punch. Serve up in mason jars with striped paper straws and really "wow" the crowd. —Crystal Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
- 8 cups water, divided
- 12 mint sprigs
- 4 individual tea bags
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/2 cup sugar
- Ice cubes
- Orange and lemon slices, optional
- In a large saucepan, bring 3 cups water to a boil. Remove from heat; add mint and tea bags. Steep, covered, 3-5 minutes according to taste. Discard mint and tea bags.
- Stir in orange and lemon juices, sugar and remaining water. Transfer to a pitcher; refrigerate until chilled. Serve over ice; add orange and lemon slices if desired. Yield: 12 servings (3/4 cup each).
Originally published as Minty Tea Punch in Simple & Delicious August/September 2013, p13
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Reviewed Aug. 3, 2015
"Im not a big sugar drinking person so this tea was just right for me. Very good very satisfying. Thank you for something with a twist :)."
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2013
"Mint is just overflowing in my garden. I don't like sugary drinks so I tried this. It is very refreshing."