Iced Tea Recipe For Ginger and Honey Sweet Tea
If you’re like us at Peter Salerno Inc., the perfect glass of iced tea is the final touch to a late summer afternoon. Unsweetened iced tea (or “sun tea”) is refreshing, but sometimes you just feel like a touch of sweet goodness to end your day.
But how do you avoid all the sugar that goes into traditional Southern sweet tea? What if you are serving your sweet tea to a mixed crowd, all of whom can’t take in sugar (due to diabetes and other health concerns)? Or what if you simply want an alternative, delicious way to prepare your sweet tea?
During the summer of 2014, our favorite sweet tea recipe comes courtesy of MyRecipes.com. It combines naturally delicious ingredients that blend together to create a fresh take on sweet tea with all the “zing” of an ocean breeze.
Check out this amazing recipe for Ginger and Honey Sweet Tea (courtesy of MyRecipes.com):
Ginger And Honey Sweet Tea Recipe
- 3 cups water
- 2 family-size tea bags
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
- 7 cups cold water
- Garnish: lemon slices
- Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a saucepan; add tea bags. Boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Cover and steep 10 minutes.
- Discard tea bags. Stir in honey and ginger. Pour into a 1-gal. container, and add 7 cups cold water. Serve over ice. Garnish, if desired.
(Recipe from MyRecipes.com, first published in Southern Living, May 2011.)