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Sweet Raspberry Tea

You only need a handful of ingredients to stir together this refreshing spring sipper. Its brilliant color and smile-fetching flavor will make a popular thirst quencher as the weather turns warm. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    15 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 quarts water, divided
  • 10 tea bags
  • 1 package (12 ounces) frozen unsweetened raspberries, thawed and undrained
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice

Directions

  • In a saucepan, bring 2 quarts water to a boil; remove from heat. Add tea bags; steep, covered, 5-8 minutes according to taste. Discard tea bags.
  • Place raspberries, sugar and remaining water in a large saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 3 minutes. Press mixture through a fine-mesh strainer into a bowl; discard pulp and seeds.
  • In a large pitcher, combine tea, raspberry syrup and lime juice. Refrigerate, covered, until cold.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 63 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 16g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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  • Pflaumenmeisterin
    May 30, 2013

    I mixed it up and made this tea with Julius Meinl's Peach Green Tea, and substituted lemon juice since I didn't have limes, but it still turned out amazing! Great alternative to soda and powdered mixes without trying to be.

  • Deevey
    May 30, 2010

    I made this for a brunch and it was a great hit. Would definately make this again.