Summertime Fruit Tea
Pineapple-orange juice gives ordinary iced fruit tea a refreshing citrus flavor. It never lasts long, so I keep plenty of these ingredients on hand.—Rosalee Dixon, Sardis, Mississippi
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 12 cups water, divided
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 9 tea bags
- 1 can (12 ounces) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
- 1 can (12 ounces) frozen pineapple-orange juice concentrate, thawed
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 173 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Summertime Fruit Tea in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2002
Jul 1, 2010
Way too sweet! I would completely leave the sugar out, especially if you make it with lemon-lime soda.
Jul 28, 2008
Instead of water use sparkling water or lemon-lime soda.