Prep Time: 5 mins Additional Time: 3 hrs 15 mins Total Time: 3 hrs 20 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 8 cups
A traditional Southern beverage, this sweet tea is ideal for hot summer days!
1 pinch baking soda
2 cups boiling water
6 tea bags
¾ cup white sugar
6 cups cool water
Sprinkle a pinch of baking soda into a 64-ounce, heat-proof glass pitcher. Pour in boiling water and add tea bags. Cover and allow to steep for 15 minutes.
Remove tea bags and discard; stir in sugar until dissolved. Pour in cool water; refrigerate until cold, about 3 hours.