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Peach sweet tea in two glasses surrounded by a pitcher, fresh peaches and mint
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5 from 7 votes

Sweet Peach Tea

Homemade peach simple syrup is mixed with fresh brewed tea and poured over mint-studded ice to make the best refreshing Sweet Peach Tea recipe.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Drink
Cuisine: Southern
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 268kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 peaches with skin removed, in small dices
  • 5 cup water divided
  • 2 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 juiced lemon
  • 3 family sized tea bags
  • Additional peach slices and mint leaves for garnish

Instructions

  • In a saucepan combine peaches, 2 cups of water and sugar over medium heat.
  • Allow the peaches to simmer for about 15 minutes.
  • Using a heavy duty blender or food processor, pulse for 15-30 seconds until mixture becomes smooth.
  • Strain the peach mixture through a small strainer, extracting only the syrup.
  • Boil the remaining 3 cups of water.
  • After water is boiling, steep 3 bags of tea in the boiling water for 15 minutes.
  • Pour tea mixture, lemon juice and peach mixture into a pitcher. Taste for sweetness. If you need more sugar, start with ¼ cup of granulated sugar until you reach desired sweetness.
  • Serve over ice and add slices of peaches and mint for garnish.

Nutrition

Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 67g | Vitamin A: 183IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg