SUN TEA

It appears that making sun tea has become a bit of a lost art around my household. I hadn’t made any in years. My Mom seemed to always have a jar brewing in the summer. It’s easy to make, tastes delicious, and the sunshine is free.

Brewing some tea in a nice sunny spot.

INSTRUCTIONS

Put 4 to 8 tea bags into a clean 2 quart or gallon glass container (4 teabags for a 2-quart container, 8 tea bags for a gallon container). Fill with filtered water or any good drinking water and cap. The better tasting your water the better tasting the tea will be.

Place outside where the sunlight can strike the container for 2 hours or so. Move the container if necessary to keep it in the sun. When the tea has reached its desired strength, remove from sun, and put it in the refrigerator. You may or may not want to remove the tea bags at this point.

The tea will probably taste more mellow than what you are used to from using boiling water. The slow steeping has a way of bringing out a different flavor.  

I hope you will enjoy some delicious sun tea this summer.

You can sign up to get my post via E mail with the subscribe button at the bottom of this post.

Thanks for following along and check out grizzyLu on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Colleen

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s