Wednesday, March 7, 2012

OLD FASHION FRUIT TEA

This is an old fashion tea recipe from Texas.

3 6-oz cans frozen orange juice, undiluted
2 6-oz cans frozen lemonade, undiluted
1 1-qt 14-oz can pineapple juice, undiluted
2 cups sugar
several mint sprigs
16 tsp (heaping) tea
lemon or lime wedges, optional

Place fruit juices in a large container.  Combine sugar, 2 cups water, and mint sprigs; heat until sugar is dissolved.  Remove mint; add to fruit juices.  Prepare tea in boiling water; steep.  Strain tea; add to juice mixture.  Add water to make 2 gallons.  Serve over ice.

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