A chilled Ice Tea is hugely popular all over the world.On a hot summer day in Dubai,there is nothing quite like a refreshing drink of Ice Tea.
Ice tea is so easy to make and you can mix and match teas and any flavors you wish in infinite combinations to make the drink exciting.
- 6 Black tea bags
- 8 cup hot water
- 1 lemon, zested and sliced
- 1/4 cup Honey(optional)
- Ice cubes
- Lime wedges/mint leaves for garnishing
Pour hot water in a large heat-proof glass pitcher and put 6 bags of black tea in it.
Use a vegetable peeler to strip the peel from the lemon and add the peel to the pitcher.
Allow the tea to steep for at least 5 minutes,if you want a stronger tea then may keep for little longer time.
Remove the tea bags and the zest and allow the tea to cool off completely.Add honey if you want the tea to be sweet and stir well until the honey is completely dissolved.Refrigerate the tea until cool.
To serve fill the glass with ice cubes and pour the tea over the ice.Add lemon slices for more citric flavor.
Garnish the ice tea with lime wedges and mint leaves