To make a gallon of sweet tea, use 1/2 cup to 1 cup of sugar. Those who want sweeter tea, use the full cup of sugar. For tea that is intended to be less sweet, use 1/2 cup of sugar.Continue Reading
To make enough tea for a gallon of sweet tea, bring 3 cups of water to a boil. Remove the water from the heat, and add two family-size tea bags, or six to ten regular-size tea bags. Cover and let steep for 10 to 15 minutes.
Add the desired amount of sugar to the tea, and stir until dissolved. Pour the mixture into a 1-gallon container, and add 7 cups of cold water, then serve over ice.Learn more about Coffee & Tea
To make classic Georgia sweet tea, microwave about 4 cups of water and 2 family-size tea bags in a microwave-safe bowl until the water boils, remove the tea bags without squeezing them, combine the tea with 1 1/2 cups of sugar in a large glass pitcher, and fill the pitcher with cool water. Pour the tea over ice, and serve with lemon.Full Answer >
Possible side effects from drinking too much green tea include insomnia and a reduction in iron absorption. Otherwise, health benefits typically improve with increased consumption, even in individuals drinking up to 10 cups per day.Full Answer >
Bubble tea, a drink that first became popular in Taiwan in the 1980s, is made by combining brewed tea, milk, sugar and tapioca beads, also known as boba. You can also add condensed milk or honey as a sweetener and fruit juice or nectar as flavor infusers. Bubble tea gets its name from the drink being shaken vigorously with ice so that bubbles are formed.Full Answer >
To make spiced tea mix, combine 2 21.1-ounce cans of powdered Tang or orange breakfast drink mix, 1 cup of sugar, 5 ounces powdered, sweetened lemonade drink mix, 3 ounces unsweetened instant tea, 2 1/4 cups red-hot candies and 2 teaspoons each dry cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice. To serve, add 4 tablespoons of the mixture to 1 cup boiling water, and stir until the mix is dissolved.Full Answer >