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Sweet Raspberry Tea

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min. + chilling

Makes

15 servings (3-3/4 quarts)

You need only 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
Sweet Raspberry Tea Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. In a large pitcher, combine tea, raspberry syrup and lime juice. Refrigerate, covered, until cold.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 66 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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