How to Make Sweet Tea at Home
Sweet tea is an all-time favorite summer beverage and making it at home is not so tricky. Follow the steps below to enjoy a refreshing glass of sweet tea in the comfort of your own home.
You will need:
- 4 to 6 family-sized tea bags
- 4 to 6 cups of cold water
- 1 to 1 1/2 cups of sugar
- Boil the Water: Boil 4 to 6 cups of cold water in a medium-sized pot.
- Add and Soak the Tea Bags: Once the water comes to a rolling boil, add 4 to 6 family-sized tea bags and turn off the heat. Let the tea bags soak in the hot water for 4 to 5 minutes.
- Remove the Tea Bags: After the tea bags have steeped, remove them from the pot and discard.
- Add Sugar: Depending on your preference, add 1 to 1 1/2 cups of sugar and stir until it has completely dissolved.
- Chill: Pour the sweet tea mixture into a food-grade container and let it cool by placing it in the refrigerator for several hours or overnight.
- Serve: Serve the sweet tea over ice and enjoy!
Making sweet tea at home is a quick and easy way to enjoy this delightful summer drink. With just a few simple steps, you’re sure to be pleased with the refreshing results!