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Sunshine Iced Tea Recipe with Citrus Lemon Orange

Sunshine Iced Tea

Melanie - Gather for Bread
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 8


  • 7-8 tea bags
  • 3 cups water
  • 3/4 cup sugar more if you want it sweeter
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 lemons


  • Place sugar in a medium saucepan with 3 cups water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add tea bags. Turn off and let tea bags steep for at least 2 hours.
  • In the meantime, juice 2 lemons and 2 oranges in a small bowl. *If you don't have a juicer, you can use a spoon or fork. Take spoon, place into center of lemon or orange and twist left and right.
  • Pour tea into a gallon pitcher. Squeeze excess tea from bags into pitcher as well.
  • Add lemon and orange juice.
  • Add several cups of ice cubes. Fill to the top with water.Enjoy!