The perfect tea recipes for the summer


Easy & Delicious Fruit Tea

Brewed tea is combined with lemonade concentrate and almond extract.


  • 2 Lipton Cold Water Brew tea bags (can use other, if desired)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 12-oz. can frozen pink lemonade
  • 1 or 2 teaspoons almond extract

Add lemonade to a 2-quart pitcher and fill with cold water. Add two tea bags and let brew for ten minutes. Add sugar and almond flavoring. Enjoy!

Number of Servings: Makes about 8 servings


Green Tea Smoothie

Brewed green tea is chilled and blended with frozen canned peaches, peach nectar and peach yogurt to make this smoothie.


  • 1, 16-oz can peaches in light syrup
  • 3 bags of green tea
  • 1 cup water
  • 1, 5 1/2-oz can peach nectar (about 2/3 cup), chilled
  • 2 cups peach yogurt

Several hours before serving, drain the peaches, place fruit in a freezer container, and freeze. Brew tea bags in 1 cup of water. Allow to steep five to ten minutes longer than called for; then remove tea bags, cool the liquid and chill well. To serve, in a blender or large food processor combine the brewed tea, peach nectar, peaches and yogurt. Mix well and place in 4 chilled serving glasses. Serve right away.

This is tasty and gives the benefits of green tea. It is very good on a hot day.

Number of Servings: 4


Iced Mint-Green Tea

Green tea and mint tea are brewed together and sweetened with sugar, then poured over ice to serve.


  • 12 small Lipton green tea bags
  • 4 small mint tea bags
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar

Heat 5 cups of water in a pot to very hot, but not boiling. Add tea bags and allow to steep for 2 minutes. Take out tea bags; stir in sugar until dissolved. Fill a gallon pitcher with ice all the way to the top; pour tea mixture over ice. You may need to add water to finish filling it. Stir.

Number of Servings: 8 – 10


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