Citrus Tea

  • Yield: 5 cups


3cups water
2-- cloves
1-- family-size tea bag
2/3cup sugar
1 1/2cups pineapple juice
1/2cup orange juice
2 to 4tablespoons fresh lemon juice


  1. Combine the water and cloves in a saucepan and bring to a boil.  Boil for 10 minutes.  Remove from the heat and add the tea bag.  Let stand to steep for 10 minutes.  Remove and discard the tea bag and cloves.  Stir the sugar, pineapple juice, orange juice and lemon juice into the tea.  Chill for 2 to 10 hours.


Recipe reprinted with permission from Newnan Junior Service League’s Simply Southern(Newnan, Georgia, 2008).