Honey Lemon Mint Iced Tea
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Recipe type: beverage
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Serves: serves 12
 
Cool off with this refreshing Honey Lemon Mint Ice Tea made with simple syrup.
Ingredients
For the simple syrup:
  • ½ c. water
  • ½ c. lemon juice
  • 3 T. fresh mint leaves
  • ½ c. honey
For the iced tea:
  • 4 tea bags or 2 T. loose leaf tea
  • 12 c. water, divided
  • ½ c. simple syrup
  • Lemon wedges
  • mint leaves
Instructions
  1. In a small saucepan combine the water, lemon juice, mint leaves, and honey.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat and boil for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and strain into a glass jar. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. To make the iced tea bring 8 cups of water to a boil then pour into a large bowl. Add the tea bags or loose leaf tea in a tea ball. Steep for 10 minutes.
  4. Pour the hot tea into a pitcher. Add in 4 cups of cold water.
  5. Add ½ cup of the honey lemon mint simple syrup and stir well. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  6. To serve fill a glass with ice and pour the Honey Lemon Mint Iced Tea over top. Garnish with a lemon wedge and a mint leaf.
Notes
A Hezzi-D Original recipe
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at https://www.hezzi-dsbooksandcooks.com/honey-lemon-mint-iced-tea/