Raspberry  Iced  Tea






8 1/4 cups water, divided

2/3 cup granulated sugar

5 (individual) tea bags

3 to 4 cups unsweetened raspberries




In a large saucepan, bring 4 cups water to a boil.

Stir in sugar until dissolved.

Remove from the heat; add tea bags.

Steep for 5 to 8 minutes.


Remove and discard tea bags.


Add 4 cups water.


In another saucepan, bring raspberries and remaining water to a boil.

Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes.


Strain and discard pulp.


Add raspberry juice to the tea mixture.


Serve in chilled glasses over ice.



Serves about 2 quarts






Pineapple  Iced  Tea






1 quart water

7 (individual) tea bags

1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice

1/3 cup lemon juice

2 tablespoons granulated sugar




In a saucepan, bring water to a boil.

Remove from the heat.


Add tea bags; cover and steep for 3 to 5 minutes.


Remove and discard tea bags.


Stir in the pineapple juice, lemon juice and sugar until sugar is dissolved.


Refrigerate overnight for the flavors to blend.


Serve over ice.



Serves 5






Minted  Iced  Tea  Cooler






3 (individual) peppermint-flavored tea bags

7 cups boiling water

1 cup cranberry juice

3/4 cup pink lemonade concentrate (thawed)




Steep tea bags in boiling water for 5 to 10 minutes.


Remove and discard tea bags.


Pour tea into a pitcher or large bowl.

Stir in cranberry juice and lemonade concentrate.


Cover and refrigerate overnight.


Serve over ice.



Serves 8







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