Food Recipe

How to make iced Tea

What is iced tea?

Iced tea is served in a glass with ice which is in the form of cold tea. It is the most popular drink. It is the mix of flavoured syrup with flavours like lemon, lime, passion fruit, strawberry, peach, raspberry and cherry. Most of the iced teas get the flavour from the tea leaves. Sometimes the iced tea is served with the temperature of about 80-100c. Some people call this is “sun tea”. Different flavours with delicious textures available in the lot of places. It is mostly used in the summer. It is said to be the best refreshing beverage.

How to make iced tea?

They are lot of varieties in the iced tea

  • Black iced tea
  • Fruity iced tea
  • Strawberry iced tea
  • Vanilla iced green tea
  • Sweet iced tea
  • Lemon iced tea

Let’s see how to make a simple Black iced tea

Black iced tea


  • Sugar
  • Ice cubes
  • Water
  • Mint
  • 3-4 black tea bags

Making of iced tea

Step 1: Boil 2 cups of water in a pot

Step 2: Turn off the heat.

Step 3: Add 3-4 bags of black tea. (Prefer the tea bags which are made for iced tea gives you best result).

Step 4: Allow the tea bags dipped for 5 minutes in the heat water. If you leave them for less time than that the tea will be too weak.

Step 5: Pour the tea in a pitcher and allow it to cool down at least for 5-10 min.

Step 6: Add two cups of cold water into the tea and stir the mixture.

Step 7: This should be refrigerated for 2-3 hours.

Step 8: Pour the tea into the glass and fill with ice. Squeeze a lemon slice into the tea and a spring of mint on top. (Add sugar half spoon for more taste).

Let’s see how to make strawberry iced tea

strawberry iced tea


  • Sugar to taste
  • Ice cubes
  • 3-4 black tea bags
  • Spring to mint
  • 800grms pure strawberries
  • 2 whole strawberries

Making of strawberry iced tea

Step 1: Take 2 quarters of hot black tea into glass.

Step 2: Add the 1/3 cups of superfine sugar to the tea.

Step 3: Mix ½ cup of fresh lemon juice.

Step 4: Take Strawberries and remove the pips. Press on the mixture with the back of a wooden spoon.

Step 5: Get the tea cool and mix puree. Refrigirate the mixture for 30 min and serve it with mixing of the ice.

Step 6: Garnish the tea with mint and serve.