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Classic Sweet Tea

Total Time: 20 mins.
Prep Time: 10 mins.
Cook Time: 10 mins.
Serves: 4


2 cups (500 mL) boiling water
4 Celestial Seasonings Morning Thunder Black Tea Bags
1/4 cup (60 mL) simple syrup (or to taste)

Simple Syrup:

1 cup granulated sugar


  1. Simple Syrup: In small saucepan, bring sugar and 1 cup (250 mL) water to boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; let cool for 20 minutes. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Pour boiling water over tea bags in heat-resistant pitcher; steep for 3 to 5 minutes. Add 2 cups (500 mL) cold water. Remove tea bags. Stir in simple syrup.
  3. Serve in tall glasses filled with ice.


  • Make iced lattes by pouring in some frothed Coconut Dream Original.
  • Refrigerate leftover simple syrup in an airtight container for up to 1 month.