how to make sweet tea with tea bags

how to make sweet tea with tea bags

Making Sweet Tea with Tea Bags

Making sweet tea with tea bags could not be easier! Whether you are wanting to make delicious iced tea or just wanting to add a little sweetness to your regular black tea, you will find the steps to making delicious sweet tea below.


  • Tea bags – Use a black tea or green tea. You can also use flavored tea if you like.
  • Sugar – Granulated sugar, Equal or other sweetener can be used.
  • Water – How much you use depends on how strong or sweet you like your tea.
  • Ice – Optional.


  • Boil 2 cups of water in a pot.
  • Add in 3 – 5 tea bags (depending on how strong you like the flavor of your tea).
  • Simmer the water for 5 minutes.
  • Add in the desired amount of sugar to sweeten the tea.
  • Allow the tea to cool before pouring it into a jug or pitcher.
  • If desired, add ice to make iced tea.
  • Pour and enjoy your homemade sweet tea!

Making sweet tea with tea bags is an easy and delicious way to enjoy a sweet cup of tea. With just a few simple steps, you can make the most delicious sweet tea to enjoy and share with family and friends. Enjoy!


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