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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.