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Picnic Tea Punch 11/19/2009

Filed under: Beverages,Lib Griffith — dearmasa @ 8:11 AM

8 Servings

8 c. water

1 family size tea bag or 4 standard size tea bags

1 cinnamon stick

3/4 c. sugar

1/2 c. frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed

1/2 c. frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed


ice cubes

8 lemon slices

8 fresh mint sprigs


Bring 4 cups water to boil in medium saucepan. Remove from heat. Add tea bag and cinnamon stick to water; let stand 5 minutes. Remove tea bag. Add sugar and stir to dissolve. Stir in orange juice and lemonade concentrates. Pour tea mixture into pitcher. Add remaining 4 cups of water and stir well. Chill until cold, about 4 hours. Discard cinnamon stick.


Fill 8 glasses with ice. Pour tea punch over. Garnish each glass with 1 lemon slice and 1 mint sprig and serve.