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Citrus Sweet Tea

Citrus Sweet Tea
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 5
Sip on a citrusy sweet tea made from orange and lime juice – perfect drink for your guests.
Updated March 14, 2014

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 3 tea bags red zesty herbal tea flavored with hibiscus, rosehips and lemongrass
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • Ice cubes
  • Lime slices, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In large heatproof bowl, pour 4 cups of the boiling water over tea bags. Let stand 10 minutes; discard tea bags.
  • 2
    In small microwavable bowl, mix remaining 1/2 cup boiling water, the sugar and vanilla. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Cool 5 minutes. Stir sugar syrup, orange juice and lime juice into tea; refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 3
    Serve over ice. Garnish with lime slices.

  • Make a grown-up version of this refreshing tea by adding vodka or gin.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Sodium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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