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  • 12 regular-size tea bags

  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 qt. distilled or bottled water

  • 1 qt. ice cubes

  • 1 1/4 cups Simple Syrup (see recipe under Miscellaneous)


  1. Place tea bags and baking soda in a large heatproof glass pitcher.

  2. Bring water just to a rolling boil in a saucepan or kettle.

  3. Immediately pour over tea bags, making sure bags are submerged.

  4. Cover and steep for 7 minutes.

  5. Remove tea bags without squeezing and then discard the  tea bags.

  6. Add ice, and stir until ice melts.

  7. Stir in Simple Syrup

  8. Serve over ice and enjoy!

Note:  Luzianne Tea is the favorite brand to use here at Briar Creek Farm!

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