Maple Ice Tea

Maple Ice Tea

Cool down this summer with a refreshing Maple Ice Tea. Adding maple syrup will give the drink a hint of sweetness, complementing the green tea and lemon flavors in this recipe. Poolside or on your patio, serve it in a pitcher with colorful cups for a tasty refreshment.

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Ingredients

1 cup boiling water
4 bags of green tea
½ cup pure maple syrup
6 cups of water
One lemon
Mixed fruit for garnish
 

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Instructions

  1. Boil 1 cup of water
  2. Steep 4 bags of green tea
  3. Add ½ cup of pure maple syrup and let the mixture steep for 5 minutes
  4. Remove tea bags and set tea aside
  5. In a pitcher, combine 6 cups of water, tea, and the juice of one lemon
  6. Mix well
  7. Refrigerate
  8. Serve in glasses over ice and garnish with a slice of lemon and mixed fruit, such as grapes or kiwi.
 
Pure Maple Syrup
The natural sweetener offers a variety of flavor components, including; nutty, vanilla, coffee, floral and spicy flavors.floral and spicy
maple recipes
The natural sweetener offers a variety of flavor components, including; nutty, vanilla, coffee, floral and spicy flavors.floral and spicy flavors.
Benefits of Maple
Based on Research by the Canadian Nutrient File (Health Canada), maple syrups's nutritional value is superior to other common sweateners, such as honey, sugar, and even brown sugar.