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Classic Iced Tea

Kick off any gathering with a refreshing summer sip -- this colorful lemonade-stand upgrade is sure to hit the spot.

  • Yield: Makes about 8 cups
Classic Iced Tea

Source: Everyday Food, June 2012


  • 6 bags black tea
  • 8 wide strips lemon zest
  • 8 wide strips orange zest
  • 8 cups boiling water
  • Ice
  • Lemon and orange slices (optional)


  1. In a large pot, combine black tea, lemon and orange zest, and boiling water. Let steep 8 minutes. Remove tea bags and let cool to room temperature, about 2 hours. Serve over ice with lemon and orange slices if desired.

Cook's Note

Easy Entertaining
This drink can be refrigerated for up to 3 days -- add garnish and ice before serving. Try using canning jars in place of pitchers or glasses for a casual party.

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