Bring 1 quart of the water to a boil, add tea and remove from heat. Let steep for 4 minutes. Steeping time can vary depending on how strong you like you tea but I have found anything over 5 minutes and it starts to get bitter. Strain thru a strainer.
Do Not Press The Tea To Extract - pressing will make it bItter also. I just dump the tea and water thru the strainer, shake it a time or two and throw the tea out.
Add the sugar, more of less can be used depending on how sweet you like you tea, and stir till the sugar is dissolved. Add the remaining quart of water and leave on the counter to cool. Do Not place directly in the refirgerator as that will make it cloud
I have found that this make the best Iced Tea around and you don't have to try and dissolve sugar in cold water, which never seems to work for me.
My two favorite flavored teas right now are mango tea and one I found called Arctic Fire. The Arctic Fire I found in a cooking store in the Pocono's and took it to my local tea shope in Harrisburg. She found it thru a small distributor and now can't kee
If you find any other teas that make good iced tea please let me know.
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