how do i make sun tea

how do i make sun tea

How to Make Sun Tea

Sun tea is an easy and refreshing way to make iced tea in your backyard. With just a few simple steps, you can make a delicious pitcher of homemade sun tea and cool down on a hot summer day.

Ingredients and Supplies

To make sun tea, you’ll need the following supplies:

  • Tea bags: Choose your favorite kind of black or herbal tea.
  • Pitcher or Jar: Any large container will do as long as it is clear and can be sealed tightly.
  • Water: To get the best flavor, use cold spring, filtered or filtered tap water.
  • Ice: To keep the tea mixture cool.
  • Sugar or Honey: Optional for added sweetness.


  1. Add 5-6 tea bags, depending on the size of your pitcher, to the container.
  2. Add 8-10 cups of cold water, making sure to cover the tea bags completely.
  3. Seal the container tightly and place the pitcher in the sun.
  4. Let the mixture steep in the sun for 3-4 hours, depending on the strength of tea you want.
  5. When the tea has steeped for the desired amount of time, carefully remove the tea bags from the pitcher.
  6. Add ice, sugar or honey to the tea to taste.
  7. Enjoy your sun tea!

With these simple steps, it is easy to make refreshing sun tea. Whether it is a hot summer day or a rainy day picnic, sun tea is a delicious and easy way to enjoy iced tea.


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