Tuesday's Cupboard—Lemony Spiked Sweet Tea

Inspired by Martha Stewart online

Lemony Spiked Sweet Tea

Original recipe from "Emeril at the Grill"
by Emeril Lagasse


Brewed ice tea maker
2 quart-size canning jars
2 straws
2 bags of ice

For summer evenings on the porch

  • 6 bags of Stash orange-spice tea
  • 2 cups Safeway Signature Orange-Peach-Mango refrigerated juice
  • 1/4 c. lemon juice
  • 4 shots Bacardi 151 golden rum
  • sugar to taste
  • fresh mint sprigs
  • cinnamon sticks
  • sliced oranges & lemons

Orange spiced black tea

make it!
  1.  Brew a pitcher of iced tea using the 6 tea bags of Stash orange-spice tea.
  2.  Fill 2 quart-size jars half full of ice.
  3.  Fill each jar half full of ice tea.
  4.  Add 1/2 cup of fruit juice to each drink + a splash of lemon juice (about 1/8 cup).
  5.  Add 2 shots of rum to each drink.
  6.  Top off with fruit juice & tea.
  7.  Taste for sweetness.  Add 1 to 2 teaspoons of sugar, if desired. 
  8.  Add sliced oranges & lemons.  Stuff a sprig of fresh mint into each drink.
  9.  Swirl with a cinnamon stick & serve with a straw.

There is no substitute for freshly brewed ice tea!

Also great as a non-alcoholic summer drink!

• long • summer • days •

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