1. In a large glass measuring cup, place the tea bags and add the baking soda.
2. Pour the boiling water over the tea bags.
3. Cover and steep for 15 minutes.
4. Take out the tea bags and do not squeeze them.
5. Pour the tea mixture into a 2-quart pitcher; add the sugar.
6. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
7. Add in the cold water.
8. Let cool; chill in the refrigerator and serve over ice.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (278g)|
|Recipe Makes: 6 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 0 (0%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 0g||0 %|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 1301mg||45 %|
|Potassium 3.1mg||0 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 36g||11 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0 %|
|Sugars, other 36g|
|Protein 0g||0 %|
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new-cook-a25a61What does the baking soda do?4m ago
lost12manyJust like I'm used to from my time in Savannah. My go to recipe.8m ago
minnie091961Best sweet tea we ever had??. Followed your instructions as written. No need to change anything. Amazing! By the way, were southerners too.1y ago
hayleymoomawYum, yum!1y ago
tamye_pressler_mcspaddenI'm from Texas and I don't remember a time in my life without sweet tea! The baking soda is pure genius! No slightly bitter taste at all! I put 2 cups of sugar in it cuz I knew my boys would say it wasn't sweet enough! Yes, we Southerners like our sweet tea SWEET!! Great tea though, I drank 2 glasses right away!2y ago
ZonyaWhy baking soda?2y ago
zeeneathaThat craps sucks2y ago
bravo9520The baking soda is an awesome idea.3y ago