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two Glasses of Peach Sweet Tea with mint

Peach Sweet Tea

A blend of the southern classic sweet tea with fresh summer peaches and a hint of mint makes the most refreshing summer cool-down in a class.
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 148kcal
Author: Meiko Temple

Ingredients

TEA

  • 8 cups cold water

PEACH TEA SIMPLE SYRUP

  • 1 ½ cups organic cane sugar
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 10 oz frozen peaches defrosted & chopped
  • 1/4 cup mint
  • 4 bags black tea or 4 tablespoons of loose-leaf black tea

Garnish

  • 6 oz frozen peaches
  • mint

Instructions

  • In a large pitcher, refrigerate 8 cups of cold water

To Make Peach Tea Simple Syrup

  • In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat bring sugar, water to a boil. Once sugar is dissolved add in peaches and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add in tea bags and mint. Cover saucepan and let steep for 25 minutes
  • Remove tea bags and use potatoe masher or back of a wooden spoon to help break down the peaches to incorporate their flavor.
  • Place mesh strainer on top of large bowl. Pour the contents of the saucepan in the strainer (letting the bowl collect the peach tea simple syrup). Use the back of the wooden spoon to firmly press the peaches to extract all the peach flavor.

To Assemble Peach Sweet Tea

  • Pour the peach tea simpler syrup into the remaining cold water and stir.
  • You can refrigerate further until it reaches your desired temperature or serve and add 3-4 frozen peach slices to a glass. Pour in chilled tea, garnish with mint sprig and enjoy.
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Nutrition

Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 42g | Vitamin A: 245IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg

Equipment

Medium Saucepan
Wooden Spoon
Strainer
Large Bowl
Air-tight Containers

*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

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