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Texas Iced Tea 2


  • 6 tea bags or 2 large tea bags
  • Water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar (optional)

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  1. Heat 1 quart to boiling 1 quart water in saucepan.
  2. Remove from heat; add tea bags, cover and let steep for 30 minutes.
  3. Pour into 1 a gallon pitcher.
  4. Add sugar, if using, then fill pitcher with cold water.
  5. To make sun tea, fill a 1 gallon glass jar with cool water.
  6. Add 6 tea bags and place in direct sunlight.
  7. Leave in sunlight until desired color (strength) is obtained (reddish brown) - about 2 to 3 hours. Do not leave in the sun too long (over 4 hours) as mixture may become bitter.