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Green Sun Tea

Green Sun Tea

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3 review(s) averaging 3.7. 33% would make again

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Iced Tea brewed in the sun on a hot day

"I've been making sun tea (all varieties) since I was a teenager. I have NEVER gotten a bacterial or viral infection from it. The aspartame in the diet drinks people are consuming every day will kill them faster."

- jennifermaynard

Ingredients

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3/4 cup Honey
1/2 cup Loose Leaf Tea
1 Lemon
2 Limes
1 gallon Water

Original recipe makes 12 Servings

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Preparation

Step 1

Fill the glass container about a quarter full with warm Water and add ¾ Cup Honey. Swirl the water around to mix in the honey, as it dilutes, more Water should be added until honey is no longer visible on the bottom of the glass container.

Step 2

10 to 12 Tzao Zen Tea Bags or an equal amount of Loose Leaf Tea submerged inside the container. The vessel is topped of with Water, lid secured and placed outside in direct sunlight for 3 hours.

Step 3

Pour the tea and add juice of 1 Lemon and 2 Limes through the sieve and into the second glass container. Stir everything together and refrigerate.

Step 4

Once the tea is cool enjoy.

Notes

Make sure you can get strong sunlight for at least 3hours.

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Green Sun Tea in the summer photo by WGKeith WGKeith

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I've been making sun tea (all varieties) since I was a teenager. I have NEVER gotten a bacterial or viral infection from it. The aspartame in the diet drinks people are consuming every day will kill them faster.
jennifermaynard 1 year ago
Sun Brewed tea can harbor bacteria www.snopes.com/food/prepare/suntea.asp
Love7721 1 year ago
This went over extremely well with our company and family alike. It was very easy to make and full of flavor. I only wish I'd made more! This is definitely a keeper for many a gather to come,
MauraSpeckt 1 year ago
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