Y'all, I have settled back in the South for a little bit. What does this mean?? Awesome bbq, fried chicken, sweet tea and an apartment with a kitchen...this girl isn't kitchenless anymore!
To begin my Alabama adventure, I figured I would start this new chapter off with a twist on classic Southern sweet tea. This citrus-spiced sweet tea from
will be the perfect welcome home drink.
Southern Spiced Tea
Recipe by: Charleston Receipts
Total time: 15 minutes
Servings: 18 cups
8 cups boiling water
4 tea bags
6 oranges, squeezed
2 lemons, squeezed
1 tsp. ground cloves
2 cups sugar
8 cups water
1. Steep tea bags in 8 cups of boiling water for 5 minutes.
2. In a separate saucepan, heat 8 cups of water and 2 cups of sugar until the sugar dissolves.
3. Squeeze oranges and lemons.
4. Add simple sugar, cloves and fruit juice. Serve tea chilled.