Apple Cinnamon Iced Tea

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 10 servings

A fruity, refreshing variation on summer tea.

Perfect for the early part of apple season, when the weather has cooled down some, but you still want something tall and cold to drink.

Ingredients

2 quarts bottled spring water or filtered water
1/4 cup loose black tea leaves or 8 standard tea bags
2 lemons, thinly sliced
2 medium crisp apples, cut into thin wedges
1 large cinnamon stick
Sugar to taste

Instructions

  1. Bring water to a boil in a teakettle. Put tea leaves in a deep, heatproof bowl or large teapot. As soon as  water begins to boil, pour over tea leaves; stir and let stand 4 minutes.
  2. Put lemons, apples and cinnamon in a pitcher. Strain tea through a fine wire-mesh sieve or coffee filter over fruit. Let steep at least 10 minutes before serving. Sweeten to taste and serve over ice.

Recipe by Damon Fowler.

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