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Southern Sweet Tea

Lipton® Southern Sweet tea is the perfect treat for anytime of the day. Nothing beats a delicious glass of sweet iced tea at lunch or a summer afternoon. Enjoy the perfect glass of sweet tea anytime.
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  • 16 cups water divided
  • 6 Lipton cup size tea bags
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/8 tsp baking powder
  • 1 Bring 4 cups water to a boil over high heat in 2-quart saucepan.
  • 2 Remove from heat; add Lipton® Cup Size Tea Bags and brew 15 minutes, dunking Tea Bags several times.
  • 3 Remove Tea Bags and squeeze.
  • 4 Stir in sugar and baking soda until completely dissolved.
  • 5 Stir in remaining 12 cups water. Serve in ice filled glasses.
  • 6 Garnish, if desired, with fresh mint and fresh lemon slices.