how to make a gallon of sweet tea

how to make a gallon of sweet tea

How to Make a Gallon of Sweet Tea

Sweet tea is an iconic summertime refreshment that is lauded around the world. Making a gallon of delicious sweet tea is easy! Here is a step by step guide to making the perfect pitcher of sweet tea.


  • 6-8 tea bags of black tea
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 gallon of water
  • Ice


  1. Fill a gallon sized pitcher half way with cold water
  2. Add 6-8 tea bags, ensuring that the tea is covered by water
  3. Bring the water and tea to a rolling boil
  4. Remove from heat and add 1 cup of sugar
  5. Stir the mixture until the sugar is completely dissolved
  6. Add the remaining water, filling the pitcher the rest of the way
  7. Allow the tea to cool until luke warm
  8. Chill in the refrigerator, then add ice to serve

Now you have a delicious and refreshing pitcher of sweet tea that is perfect for any summer BBQ, family get together or just an afternoon on the porch. Enjoy!


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