Classic and refreshing, this is the same sweet tea recipe my mom used to make!
Servings: 12 -14
Calories: 96 kcal
plus more for filling pitcher
Bring 4 cups water to a boil over high heat and stir in the sugar until dissolved.
Turn off the heat and add the teabags.
Steep for 15-20 minutes.
Remove the teabags and transfer the tea to a gallon pitcher.
Fill the pitcher with water and chill.
Serve with lemon wedges and simple syrup, if desired.
Tea can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.
Southern Style Sweet Tea
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 0g0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.