Don's Simple Sweet Tea

Don's Simple Sweet Tea

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"A simple sweet tea recipe that anyone can do."
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1 h 15 m servings 155 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 155 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Carbs:
  • 40g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 6 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

1 Serving
Servings Per Recipe:
Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Bring water to a boil in a pot. Dissolve sugar in boiling water; remove from heat.
  2. Steep tea bags in water to desired strength of tea, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Refrigerate tea until cold, at least 1 hour.


  • Cook's Note:
  • When using individual tea bags, your best option is to remove all the paper endings, and tie the strings together.



Before I chilled the tea, I floated lemon rings on the top. Refreshing. My husband had this whole batch gone in 24 hours. I will use this recipe again but I might cut back the sugar just a touch.

Use 1.5 cups of sugar and juice of 1 lemon.

It is awesome

It was really sweet and I loved it but my mom perfered more tea. I put only eight regular tea packets in it and it tasted good to me!

If every other drink in the world disappeared and there was ONLY ice tea, I would be one HAPPY GIRL;;)) I make n drink it every day, even sometimes in winter! I sub the sugar for Splenda, once i...