Peach Sweet Iced Tea and an Afternoon Tea Party
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Peach Sweet Iced Tea tastes just like the southerners make their sweet tea and compliments any food you may be serving at a picnic, shower, holiday, or wedding. It is especially perfect for an afternoon tea party!
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Southern
Serves: 1 large pitcher
Peach Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 3 fresh peaches, sliced
  • 3 tea bags of choice (I used Lipton Lemon Ginger)
  • 6 cups filtered water
  1. Bring peach syrup ingredients to a boil in a pot; reduce heat to medium.
  2. Crush peach slices as you stir to help dissolve the sugar.
  3. Turn off the heat, cover pot, and let sit for 30 minutes.
  4. Boil the 6 cups of water and brew tea, letting steep for about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove tea bags and refrigerate the tea.
  6. Strain the syrup through a fine mesh strainer to remove the pieces of peaches.
  7. Add the homemade syrup to tea and serve it in glasses over ice.
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