Mom's Tangerine Iced Tea Recipe

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Mom's Tangerine Iced Tea Recipe
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Mom's Tangerine Iced Tea Recipe

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Simple syrup gives a smooth finish to this sweet tea with a citrus twist. It's so refreshing on a hot day. —Mary Miller, Poplarville, Mississippi
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min. + chilling
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2-3/4 cups water, divided
  • 4 individual black tea bags
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 cups fresh tangerine juice (about 12 tangerines)
  • Ice cubes
  • Tangerine slices and mint sprigs, optional

Directions

In a small saucepan, bring 2 cups water to a boil. Remove from the heat; add tea bags. Steep for 3-5 minutes. Discard tea bags; cool tea slightly.
In another saucepan, combine remaining water and sugar; bring to a boil. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; cool slightly.
Transfer tea and sugar syrup to a large pitcher; stir in tangerine juice. Refrigerate until chilled.
Serve over ice; add tangerine slices and mint if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mom's Tangerine Iced Tea in Taste of Home June/July 2012, p70

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 182 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (46g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

  • 2-3/4 cups water, divided
  • 4 individual black tea bags
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 cups fresh tangerine juice (about 12 tangerines)
  • Ice cubes
  • Tangerine slices and mint sprigs, optional
  1. In a small saucepan, bring 2 cups water to a boil. Remove from the heat; add tea bags. Steep for 3-5 minutes. Discard tea bags; cool tea slightly.
  2. In another saucepan, combine remaining water and sugar; bring to a boil. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; cool slightly.
  3. Transfer tea and sugar syrup to a large pitcher; stir in tangerine juice. Refrigerate until chilled.
  4. Serve over ice; add tangerine slices and mint if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mom's Tangerine Iced Tea in Taste of Home June/July 2012, p70

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Reviewed Jul. 4, 2014

"This was exceptionally good."

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