Best Peach Iced Tea
Peach Iced Tea
Mary Ann Rollano
A simple southern peach iced tea that's not too sweet and perfectly peachy. Easy to make and very refreshing on hot summer days.
Nigiri black tea (17 - 18 grams)
pure cane sugar
fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 pound ripe peaches, pitted, skinned and cut into wedges.
Put all peaches in a blender. Add 1 cup of water. Blend together until smooth.
Bring the remaining 6 cups of water to a boil. Remove from heat.
Add tea leaves and steep for 5-10 minutes.
Remove tea leaves.
Add the sugar to the tea while it's hot to dissolve.
Strain peach juice and add. You can use a fine strainer.
Add the lemon juice.
Stir all together and pour through a fine mesh strainer.
Garnish with lemon, peach, and basil. Serve chilled over ice and enjoy!
Use fruits in season. They are usually tastier, fresher, and more nutritious.
Don't use poor quality tea. Always use the freshest and best quality tea you can afford.
Add lemon juice.
Use high-quality loose leaf tea.
making a really nice iced tea as it lends itself to flavoring very well;
If using the Nilgiri tea
you can brew it for 10 minutes. When making iced tea, use more tea leaves than you would for hot tea.
A splash of lemon juice gives the flavor a real edge.
It truly makes all the difference.
fine mesh chinois
to strain the peach juice.
You will achieve better clarity in your peach iced tea.
1 pound of peaches is about 4-6 peaches or about 2 ½ cups sliced.
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