Honey Lemon Iced Tea

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 4 black tea bags
  • 1/4 cup honey (adjust to taste)
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional)
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Honey Lemon Iced Tea

Instructions

  1. Boil the Water: Bring 4 cups of water to a boil in a pot.
  2. Steep the Tea: Once the water is boiling, remove it from heat and add the tea bags. Allow the tea bags to steep in the hot water for about 5-7 minutes or according to the package instructions.
  3. Sweeten with Honey: While the tea is still warm, stir in honey until it dissolves. Adjust the amount of honey to your desired level of sweetness.
  4. Cool the Tea: Allow the tea to cool to room temperature. You can speed up this process by placing the pot in the refrigerator or transferring the tea to a heatproof container and placing it in the fridge.
  5. Chill in the Refrigerator: Once the tea has cooled, refrigerate it for at least 1-2 hours until it's thoroughly chilled.
  6. Serve Over Ice: Fill glasses with ice cubes.
  7. Pour and Garnish: Pour the chilled honey lemon tea over the ice in each glass. Garnish with slices of fresh lemon and mint leaves if desired.
  8. Enjoy: Stir the tea gently and enjoy your refreshing Honey Lemon Iced Tea!

This drink combines the sweetness of honey with the tartness of lemon, creating a delightful and cooling beverage. It's perfect for a hot day or as a sweet treat any time you want a refreshing drink.