The Perfect Sweet Tea

Perfect for year round
Author Toni


  • 2 Lipton Family Size Tea Bags or generic equivalent (we use decaf)
  • 1.5 cups sugar


  1. Add teabags into a 2 qt pot and fill with cold water
  2. Put pot on stovetop and turn to high, cook just until boiling, remove from heat.
  3. Let sit 5 minutes
  4. Pour sugar into 1 gallon tea pitcher
  5. Add tea to sugar (not tea bags), stir until sugar is dissolved
  6. Fill with cold water until almost to the top, stir.
  7. Serve in a glass full of ice

Recipe Notes

Add an extra tea bag if this one is too sweet for you.
Add flavors (lemon, peach, raspberry) for a little extra something.