Go Back
+ servings
Three tall glassed of iced tea with lemons and a pitcher of iced tea in the background.

Sweet Iced Tea

Course Beverage
Prep Time 35 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Marissa


  • 3 cups water for boiling
  • 6 tea bags
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 5 cups cold filtered water
  • lemon slices for garnish optional


  • Boil 3 cups of water.
  • Add tea bags to a heat-safe pitcher or bowl.
  • Steep the tea for 30 minutes.
  • Remove tea bags and discard.
  • Add sugar and stir.
  • Add 5 cups cold, filtered water and stir.
  • Refrigerate until cold enough to drink!
  • Garnish with lemon when serving.