Sweet Raspberry Tea
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min. + chilling
- 4 quarts water, divided
- 10 individual tea bags
- 1 package (12 ounces) frozen unsweetened raspberries, thawed and undrained
- 1 cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons lime juice
- 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 Facts1 cup: 63 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 16g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.
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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.
May 30, 2010
I made this for a brunch and it was a great hit. Would definately make this again.