Drink Sweet Tea To Experience The Sweet Side of Life - Have You Had Your Glass Of Southern Tea Today?

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Sweet tea is a beloved staple of the Southern United States and has been for generations.

Its popularity can be attributed to its unique flavor, which is a perfect combination of sweet and refreshing. Sweet tea also pairs well with many foods, such as fried chicken and BBQ, making it the perfect accompaniment for summer meals.

Additionally, it’s easy to make in large batches which makes it ideal for gatherings and celebrations. For all these reasons and more, Southern people love their sweet tea!

This drink recipe is highly regarded and loved by most people in Southern states. We like to believe when having your meal, that nothing beats a cool and refreshing glass of sweetened tea on a hot summer's day. This tea recipe will definitely quench your thirst.

Down south you will find tea being served with lunch and dinner. Tea whether sweet or unsweet is the drink of choice for soul food and southern eating. So, the next time you have the urge to cook up a delicious soul food meal remember to include your favorite tea drink.

There is no secret recipe to making this tea. The only requirement is that it must not be too sweet. If the recipe turns out to sweet for your taste, just add more water, and be sure to use less sugar next time.

Here is a little quick and easy sweetened tea recipe that you can whip up in no time.

Sweetened Tea Recipe

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 6 cups water
  • 3 tea bags, regular sized (such as lipton)
  • sugar to taste
  • 4 trays, ice

Recipe Instructions:

  1. Pour 6 cups of fresh cold water into your pot and add tea bags. Bring water to a boil. Remove pot from heat and let the tea bags steep in the water for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Pour tea into an empty pitcher. Add sugar to taste and stir until sugar is dissolved. I usually start off with about 4 ounces of sugar and adjust to taste. Fill the remaining pitcher with about 4 trays of ice. This should yield about 10 cups of tea.

This recipe provided courtesy of https://www.soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com/

Enjoy your refreshing glass of tea.