Sweet Tea

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Sweet Tea [1] [2] is a U.S. southern beverage.


  • 4 large, family-size tea bags
  • 16 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar


  1. Boil two cups of water with the tea bags.
  2. Leave the tea to settle for ~10 min.
  3. Place sugar into gallon pitcher and include 1 cup of cold water.
  4. Stir.
  5. Combine the hot tea in the pitcher, dissolving the sugar.
  6. Finish by adding the other 13 cups of cold water.
  7. Stir and serve.


  1. Rombauer, Becker, Becker, Irma, Marion, Ethan Espe (2006). 75th joy of cooking. Simon & Schuster Inc.. pp. 34. ISBN 13:978-0-7432-4626-2. 
  2. Yearwood, Trisha Espe (2010). home cooking with trisha yearwood. Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc.. pp. 54. ISBN 978-0-307-46523-8.