Peach Iced Tea

Best Peach Iced Tea

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Peach Iced Tea
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 96 kcal

A simple southern peach iced tea that's not too sweet and perfectly peachy. Easy to make and very refreshing on hot summer days.

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound peaches
  • 7 cups water
  • 8 heaping tsp. Nigiri black tea (17 - 18 grams)
  • 3/4 cups pure cane sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice

Instructions

  1. 1 pound ripe peaches, pitted, skinned and cut into wedges.
  2. Put all peaches in a blender. Add 1 cup of water. Blend together until smooth.
  3. Bring the remaining 6 cups of water to a boil. Remove from heat.
  4. Add tea leaves and steep for 10 minutes if using Nilgiri black tea.
  5. Remove tea leaves.
  6. Add the sugar to the tea while it's hot to dissolve.
  7. Strain peach juice and add. You can use a fine strainer.

  8. Add the lemon juice.
  9. Stir all together and pour through a fine mesh strainer.
  10. Garnish with lemon, peach, and basil. Serve chilled over ice and enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
Best Peach Iced Tea
Amount Per Serving (8 ounces)
Calories 96 Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.2g0%
Sodium 8.7mg0%
Potassium 140mg4%
Carbohydrates 24.7g8%
Fiber 0.9g4%
Sugar 23.7g26%
Protein 0.5g1%
Vitamin A 50IU1%
Vitamin C 9.1mg11%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.