How To Make Smooth Sweet Tea At Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Today I am going to share a recipe to help you beat the searing heat of the summer. The drink recipe is Smooth Sweet Tea.

To kill the summer wave, we always rely on lemonade. Even when we want a variation, we just add a dash of flavour. To offer you a change of pace, here is the recipe for Southern sweet tea. I tried it and everyone at my place loved it. This is one of the best recipes of sweet tea I have ever tasted.

Making smooth sweet tea is an easy recipe. In a pitcher, sprinkle some baking soda. Pour in boiling water and add the tea bags to infuse in it. Cover and let it rest for infusion. Remove the tea bags and add sugar. Pour some cold water and refrigerate it. Serve chilled.

You will know more about the recipe further in the article. The list of ingredients is mentioned below. Take a look and grab them to enjoy this drink.

Ingredients For Smooth Sweet Tea

  • 1 Pinch Baking Soda
  • 2 cups Boiling Water
  • 6 Tea Bags
  • ¾ cup White Sugar
  • 6 cups Cool Water

These ingredients will be easy to find in your pantry too. So, do not worry about collecting them. Just look at the time required to prepare this recipe followed by the steps.

How Much Time Will It Take To Make Smooth Sweet Tea?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeAdditional TimeTotal Time
5 Minutes15 Minutes3 Hours3 Hours 20 Minutes

Don’t stress yourself by looking at the time. Your tea will be ready in just 20 minutes. The rest of the time is just to refrigerate to make it chilled before serving. Let’s see how this is done.

Steps To Make Smooth Sweet Tea

smooth sweet tea
  1. Take a heatproof glass pitcher of 64 ounces. Add a pinch of baking soda to it. Pour in boiling water and tea bags. Cover the pitcher and allow it to rest for 15 minutes.
  2. Remove the tea bags and discard them. Stir sugar till it dissolves.
  3. Pour cold water in it and place it in the refrigerator for 3 hours or until it gets chilled.

Add some ice cubes while serving the tea. You can even use sugar-free variants to make it completely free of calories.

Nutritional Breakdown of Smooth Sweet Tea

Check out the nutritional value for this sweet tea.

Calories72.6
Carbohydrates18. 7 g
Sodium41.3 mg

How To Make Smooth Sweet Tea At Home | Video

If you are finding any difficulty in the recipe, I have added the video of this drink recipe. Make sure to go through the video to get more clarification on this recipe.

Video by Rainbow Gardens

You can address your concerns in my comment section below. Write them up and I will be replying with my best knowledge. Write your suggestions as well in the comments and I will make a note of that. Do give it a try and share your experiences too. Till then, enjoy your smooth sweet tea.

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