Sweet Tea


  • 16 cups of water
  • 10 black tea bags
  • 1&1/2 cups of granulated sugar


  1. Using a medium saucepan, boil half of the water
  2. Remove from heat and add the tea bags
  3. Submerge the bags and let them brew for about 5 minutes
  4. While removing the tea bags, use 2 spoons to squeeze the liquid out of the bags and into the pot of tea (Place bags on a spoon and use the back of another spoon to apply pressure to the bags)
  5. Add the sugar and stir until dissolved
  6. You have your sweet tea base
  7. Add the base to a pitcher
  8. Add the remaining water and refrigerate until cold