Raspberry Iced Tea
This homemade Raspberry Iced Tea is a super refreshing cold beverage for hot summer days. We make it with fresh raspberries, squeezed lemon, and just a bit of sugar. Feel free to add in more sugar if you like your tea super sweet.
- 3 Black Tea Bags like Lipton
- 8 cups Water divided
- 1 cup Sugar
- 12 oz Raspberries
- juice of 1/2 Lemon
Bring 4 cups water to a boil.
Remove from heat.
Add tea bags and allow to steep for 15 minutes.
Add 4 cups water to medium pan.
Add sugar and raspberries and bring to a boil over high.
Reduce heat to medium and squish raspberries while continuing to cook for 10 minutes.
Remove from heat and strain through cheesecloth or strainer, discarding berry pieces.
Combine both in a large pitcher, add lemon juice and serve over ice.