Sweet Tea from South Africa

Nothing beats a cool and refreshing glass of sweetened tea on a hot summer's day. This tea recipe will definitely quench your thrust.


  • 6 cups water

  • 3 tea bags, regular sized (such as lipton)

  • sugar to taste

  • 4 trays, ice

Pour 6 cups of fresh cold water into your pot and add tea bags. Bring water to a boil. Remove pot from heat and let the tea bags steep in the water for 10-15 minutes.

Pour tea into an empty pitcher. Add sugar to taste and stir until sugar is dissolved. I usually start off with about 4 ounces of sugar and adjust to taste. Fill the remaining pitcher with about 4 trays of ice. This should yield about 10 cups of tea.