Texas Iced Tea
|Title:||Texas Iced Tea|
6 tea bags or 2 large tea bags
1 cup granulated sugar (optional)
Heat 1 quart to boiling 1 quart water in saucepan. Remove from heat; add tea bags, cover and let steep for 30 minutes.
Pour into 1 a gallon pitcher. Add sugar, if using, then fill pitcher with cold water.
To make sun tea, fill a 1 gallon glass jar with cool water. Add 6 tea bags and place in direct sunlight. Leave in sunlight until desired color (strength) is obtained (reddish brown) - about 2 to 3 hours. Do not leave in the sun too long (over 4 hours) as mixture may become bitter.