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.
Servings: 8 servings
- 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
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.
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