photo: Jennifer Davick, Southern Living Magazine
Adapted from from Southern Living Magazine
A combination of two all-time favorite drinks – iced tea and lemonade. How totally refreshing! And...for those who wish to bring it up a notch, Bourbon (a Southern favorite) or Rum can be added.
3 cups water
2 family-size tea bags
1 (1-oz.) package fresh mint leaves (about 1 cup loosely packed)
1/2 cup sugar
4 cups cold water
1 (6-oz.) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
Garnish: fresh citrus slices
Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan. Remove from heat, add tea bags, and stir in fresh mint. Cover and steep 10 minutes.
Remove and discard tea bags and mint. Stir in sugar until dissolved.
Pour tea into a 3-qt. container, and stir in 4 cups cold water and lemonade concentrate. Serve over ice. Garnish, if desired.
Yield: Makes 8 cups
Bourbon-Lemonade Iced Tea: Prepare recipe as directed, and stir in 1 cup bourbon. Makes 9 cups.
Dark Rum-Lemonade Iced Tea: Prepare recipe as directed, and stir in 1 cup dark rum. Makes 9 cups.
Recipes: Drinks/Spirits, Lemonade Iced Tea, Parve, Kosher