how to make mcdonalds sweet tea

What You’ll Need to Make McDonald’s Sweet Tea

To make a copycat version of McDonald’s Sweet Tea, you’ll need the following items:

  • 2 1/2 quarts of cold water
  • 1/2 cup of white granulated sugar
  • 2 Lipton Iced Tea K-Cups


  • Step 1 – Bring two quarts of water to a boil on the stove.
  • Step 2 – Add the sugar to the boiling water and stir constantly until it has dissolved.
  • Step 3 – **Remove from heat **and add the remaining half-quart of cold water.
  • Step 4 – Place the two Lipton Iced Tea K-Cups into the container** (strainer, jug or container). Pour the hot water over the K-Cups and allow them to steep for two minutes.
  • Step 5 – Remove the K-Cups and let the tea cool for 15 minutes. It can then be served over ice or refrigerated for later.

That’s it! Now you have a delicious copycat version of McDonald’s Sweet Tea. Enjoy!


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