Summertime Fruit Tea Recipe
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Summertime Fruit Tea Recipe

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Pineapple-orange juice gives ordinary iced tea a refreshing citrus flavor. It never lasts long, so I keep plenty of these ingredients on hand. —Rosalee Dixon, Sardis, Mississippi
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 14 servings


  • 12 cups water, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 9 individual tea bags
  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen pineapple-orange juice concentrate, thawed

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 173 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a Dutch oven, bring 4 cups water to a boil. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Remove from the heat; add tea bags. Steep for 5-8 minutes. Discard tea bags. Stir in juice concentrates and remaining water. Serve over ice.
  2. Yield: 3-1/2 quarts.
Originally published as Summertime Fruit Tea in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2002 , p211

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stephenson94 User ID: 5257156 129760
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2010

"Way too sweet! I would completely leave the sugar out, especially if you make it with lemon-lime soda."

valsheppard User ID: 3277938 47889
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2008 Edited Oct. 3, 2016

"Instead of water use sparkling water or lemon-lime soda."

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