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Basic Iced Tea
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Basic Iced Tea

Iced tea is the essential summer sipper. Sliced citrus fruit or flavoured ice cubes (see “Nice Ice,” below) add pizzazz.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: August 2007

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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  • Portion size 8 cups (2 L), 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 5tea bagtea bags
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspsugar syrup recipe, optional
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Preparation

In large heatproof measure or bowl, steep tea in 8 cups (2 L) boiling water for 5 minutes. Discard bags. Stir in Sugar Syrup (if using). Let cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes. Refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours. Serve with ice cubes.

Additional information : Nice Ice
Freeze fruit juice (such as lemonade, orange or pomegranate) in ice cube tray. Store
in freezer bags.

Freeze fruit (such as blueberries, raspberries, citrus slices) in ice cube trays half-filled with water. Top with more water and freeze again. Store in freezer bags.

Freeze herbs (such as mint leaves and rosemary or thyme flowers) by placing leaf or sprig in ice cube trays half-filled with water. Top with more water and freeze again. Store in freezer bags.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 3 pro 0g total fat 0g sat. fat 0g
carb 1g fibre 0g chol 0mg sodium 9mg

% RDI:

iron 1 folate 7
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