Home made ice tea is the summer delight you can find in any southern home. Coming from a long line of tradition this refreshing treat is joy for hot summer days but also a healthier and less expensive alternative for a cool drink you can serve your guests.
Of course that there are many recipes for the ice tea and the variations come in a spectacular variety but if you look carefully you might find it hard to decide which of the delicious recipes is your favorite.
You can pick any variety of tea you may want but it is advisable to go for black, green, oolong or white tea. Of course, if you are a fan of herbal you can go for that option too.
Make sure you add a hint of mint and plenty of citrus slices whether that is lemon, orange or grapefruit.
Sweeten the tea mildly to keep its refreshing taste. For this purpose, use sugar or honey.
You should know that the best flavor of the tea is enjoyed while it is freshly brewed and if you want it to keep the same taste adding lemon is mandatory.