Mint Tea Punch Recipe -
Mint Tea Punch Recipe
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Mint Tea Punch

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"Tea, mint, sugar, orange and lemon juices make this a quick and easy, refreshingly delicious drink on a hot summer's day, given to me by a true Southern lady. Goes great with Cajun or spicy foods too. Every time I serve this someone asks me for the recipe!"

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    10 mins

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  1. Place the tea bags and mint sprigs into a large pitcher. Pour boiling water over them, and allow to steep for about 8 minutes. Remove and discard the tea bags and mint leaves, squeezing out excess liquid. Stir in sugar until dissolved, then stir in the orange juice and lemon juice. Pour in the cold water. Serve over ice cubes, garnished with orange or lemon slices.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 07, 2005

I'm leaving a second review with a helpful note. We've found the tea tastes much better the second day after preparing. I try to let it in the refrigerator overnight and it's great the next day. It seems to take a while for all the flavors to blend together well. Also, now when I make it, I eliminate the tea bags. The result is a refreshing citrus mint with nice color. I continue to use stevia instead of sugar, thus a caffeine free, sugar free summer drink.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 18, 2005

It's best to use no pulp orance juice and strain it before you freeze it.

May 26, 2004

Great tea, very refreshing! It makes approx. 2 quarts in case you wonder what size pitcher to use!

Jun 17, 2006

Really enjoyed this delightful tea/punch, made one minor adj. added 1/2 cup organic honey & cut back on the sugar content to half. Less sweet, with a milder flavor...perfect!

Jan 04, 2005

very nice! it's actually over a quart so cut back on the extra water at the end. next time I would add more lemon juice to "kick it up a notch". it is good as is, I think I will serve it at my next party.

Sep 01, 2004

This is a truly wonderful recipe. Old fashioned mint really makes it special.

Jun 06, 2004

I served this at a baby shower & it was a very big hit. I immediately had requests for the recipe!

Sep 21, 2005

Refreshing and different. It got mixed reviews, with my party-goers but I really liked it.


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  • Calories
  • 94 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 24.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 6 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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