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The Best Iced Tea Recipe

Maryna Gray Maryna Gray • July 09, 2021

The only thing better than cold brew (or better yet, cold brew cocktails) in the summer is a glass of iced tea. And while you can buy bottled iced tea at the supermarket, there's nothing quite like a refreshing pitcher of iced tea. Perhaps it's the taste, or maybe it's the childhood memories of mom's sun tea. But homemade iced tea is just better

Iced tea is easy to make at home, too, no matter which recipe you use. But the secret to a good iced tea recipe is always loose-leaf tea. Read on to try our homemade, unsweetened iced tea recipe. 


The Best Iced Tea Recipe

Cook Time: 10 minutes 

Iced Tea Recipe Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 8 cups of water
  • 6 tablespoons of loose-leaf herbal tea or 8 tablespoons of loose-leaf bulky tea (such as oolong) 

Iced Tea Recipe Directions

Step 1: Bring water to a boil in a large pot or kettle. 

Step 2: Add loose-leaf tea. We highly recommend the Passion Mountain Tea by Blossom Coffee Roasters

Step 3: Pour water over ice in pitcher to cool it down.

Step 4: Let sit for 3 to.4 minutes if using green tea, 5 minutes for black tea, and about 7 minutes for herbal tea. 

Step 5: Place pitcher in the fridge and let sit overnight. 

Step 6: Pour yourself a cold glass of iced tea!

Posted in: Coffee Recipes
Tags: Iced Tea, Tea

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