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Recipe: 10 Quick and Easy To Make Summer Drinks To Beat The Heat!

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Lemon Ice Tea

Cup-Lemon-Tea

 

Ingredients

2 large lemons

1 ¼ cups sugar

2 cups fresh mint leaves, (keep some aside for garnish)

6 black tea bags

½ cup fresh lemon juice

Method

  1. Use a vegetable peeler and remove the peel from yellow lemons.
  2. Combine lemon peel and sugar in a medium pan with 1/2 cup water and bring to a boil until the sugar dissolves
  3. Reduce the heat and simmer for 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in mint. Cool to room temperature.
  5. Strain the mix once cooled.
  6. Dip the tea bags in 4 cups of boiling water and cover for 5 minutes. Then remove tea bags.
  7. Stir in syrup, lemon juice, 4 cups cold water, and ice cubes.
  8. Serve in tall glasses filled with ice and a few mint leaves.

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