How to Make Iced Tea – 10 Awesome Ways
It doesn’t have to be summer to enjoy a good glass of iced tea. There’s nothing easier than to put tea bags in a glass, pour hot water over it and then add some ice. There are thousands of iced tea recipes on the internet: from Lipton ice tea to Thai and long island iced tea. You have to use your imagination and mix the ingredients the way you want. We want to show a few tips and tricks on how to make iced tea the most delicious drink ever.
10. Long Island Iced Tea
If you Google “how to make a long island iced tea” you will find thousands of searches. We want to show you the easiest way to make long island iced tea, but bear in mind that this recipe of ice tea is without alcohol. The non alcoholic long island iced tea is called a “virgin” long island iced tea. You can make it at home any time you want. You just need:
½ cup of ice tea (no sugar added)
¼ cup of lemon juice
½ cup of apple cider
Ginger ale and lemon wedge
Mix the iced tea with the lemon juice and apple cider in a cocktail shaker. Shake it well and pour it in a chilled glass with 3-4 ice cubes. Fill the glass with ginger ale and garnish with a lemon wedge. You can do it with other ingredients too, depending on what you have at home.
9. Thai Iced Tea
You probably had this delicious drink in a Thai restaurant. If you ever wanted to know how to make Thai iced tea we have the easiest, sweetest and spiciest homemade iced tea recipe for you. It tastes a little like a latte because of the milk but its way better. Here are the ingredients:
¾ cup black tea leaves
5-6 cups boiling water
½ sweetened condensed milk
½ cup sugar
1 cup whole milk, coconut milk or evaporated milk
Spices: ground tamarind, star anise and cardamom
Star anise, ground tamarind, and cardamom to taste
Boil the black tea leaves and the spices for 5 minutes. Strain the liquid, add sugar and stir until it dissolves. Mix in the condensed milk, cover it and let it cool at room temperature. Serve it in tall glasses over the ice cubes. Top it with the whole milk, coconut milk or evaporated milk. The perfect homemade Thai iced tea.
8. Iced Green Tea
If you want to know how to make iced green tea, you’ve come to the right place. This can be sweet or you can drink it as it is. Lipton green tea is perfect for this. Here it is:
4 cups of boiling water
8 tazo green tea bags
2 cups cold water
½ cup sugar or sweetener
Pour the boiling water over the tea bags, cover it and let it steep for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags, mix the cold water and the sugar. Put ice cubes in it.
7. Iced Chai Tea
We will teach you how to make iced chai tea latte as good as the ones you had at Starbucks. You can make it with tea bags or loose tea leaves. You need:
½ cup of water
2 chai tea bags
Sugar or sweetener
½ glass of ice cubes
Boil the water, add the tea bags and let it steep for 5 minutes. Remove the bags and put the sugar, pour the tea over the ice cubes and add milk. That’s it. “How to make iced tea” has never been easier.
6. Mint and Peach Iced Tea
We showed you how to make long island iced tea, how to make thai iced tea or how to make iced green tea. Let’s move on to other fresh recipes of iced tea. This iced tea recipe is top shelf. You can drink it sweetened but you won’t need to because the peaches are sweet enough. It’s a delicious iced ted cocktail. You need:
5. Raspberry Iced Tea
This iced tea is full of passion and it will remind you of the days when the southern sun is shining and the weather is perfect. All you need is raspberries, Morgan tea bags , raspberry juice and ice. Boil the water on the stove, add tea bags, leave it in for 5 minutes, add raspberries, raspberry syrup and ice.
4. Captain Morgan long island iced tea
Knowing how to make a long island iced tea (the alcoholic version) will make you the star of every party. The ingredients for this unsweetened delicious drink are:
½ ounce triple sec
½ ounce gin
½ ounce Captain Morgan rum
½ ounce vodka
1 ounce sour mik
Lemon wedge (for garnish)
Mix all the spirits and sour mix into a shaker with ice cubes, shake it well, pour it in a glass, top it off with cola and garnish it with a lemon wedge. Yummy.
3. Iced Coffee Tea
Iced coffee tea is the perfect mix of coffee and tea. If you want to know how to make iced tea with a twist, here it is:
You need an ice coffee maker machine for this one. Put the glass into the machine, add the ice, the tea and allow the brewed coffee to pour over the tea bags. Take out the tea bags, and cream and sugar. This is our own version of it but you can take it from scratch and make it your own. You can make it more concentrate or more light, depending on how you like your coffee.
2. Strawberry and Mango Iced Tea
If you want to taste one of the most flavored iced teas ever try this one. Make a pitcher of it or better a gallon. It’s that good. It’s fast, easy to make, healthy and tastes great.
2 quarts of water
6 bags of Arizona or Keurig black or green tea
1 cup strawberry syrup
1 cup mango syrup
Boil the water, put the tea bags to steep, remove them after 5 minutes and pour the tea in a glass with ice. Add the syrup. It’s that simple.
1. Blueberry and Lemon Ice Tea
This delicious refreshing drink is super easy to make and it will give you lots of antioxidants to keep you healthy. Ingredients:
Brew the tea, add the lemon juice, the frozen blueberries, the ice and the sugar. If you ever wanted to know how to make iced tea both delicious and healthy, this is the best recipe.