Southern Style Sweet Fruit Tea Three Ways

Southern Style Sweet Fruit Tea Three Ways

Iced tea is the drink of choice in the South, and our three delicious fruit versions are perfect for a big or small family cookout or tailgating event.
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  • Serves: 32 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Place 18 to 24 tea bags in bowl or pitcher. Pour 1 1/2 quarts of boiling water over tea bags.
  3. Step 3

    Add 2 cups of sugar, stirring to dissolve. Let tea bags steep in sugar water for several hours or overnight.
  4. Step 4

    Squeeze tea bags to wring out extra flavor before discarding.
  5. Step 5

    Pour tea into a large bowl or pot. Add cans of pineapple juice, frozen orange juice, and lemonade.
  6. Step 6

    Stir until the concentrate has thawed.
  7. Step 7

    Pour equal amounts into 2 (1-gallon) jugs.
  8. Step 8

    Add cold water to each jug to fill and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled, at least 2 hours. Shake well before serving. Garnish as desired.