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Orange Spice Sweet Tea Recipe
"For a new twist on a classic, you will want to try my orange spice sweet tea recipe. I love creating new spins on the classic Southern sweet tea. This is my latest version and I must say it works perfectly for fall. This recipe is perfect paired with any meal in the cooler weather. The sweet hint of orange and subtle spice flavor will really hit the spot. This post is sponsored by Lipton and Food Network however all projects and opinions are my own."
- Lipton iced tea (I used the Lipton 24ct Regular (Caff) Iced Black Tea – Family Sized tea bags)
- 2/3 cups sugar
- 1 orange (additional for garnish if desired)
- 1 cinnamon stick
Start by peeling your orange. We will use the actual orange in the recipe in a few minutes. Add the orange peel and cinnamon stick to a stock pot. Add 4 cups of water and bring to a boil.
Pour the boiling water over 2 family sized tea bags in a heat proof pitcher. Brew 3 – 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, orange peel, and cinnamon stick. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Add juice from orange. Stir in 6 cups of ice cubes until melted. Keep your orange spice sweet tea refrigerated. Serve over ice with additional orange slices if desired.
Serve up this tea recipe with any meal this fall. Your entire family will love the sweet but spicy taste. Looking for more creative twists for fall meals? Check out #brightbites on Food Network by clicking here. Our family loves coming around the dinner table in the fall and celebrating all that makes life special. A great glass of sweet tea is the perfect addition to our table. Trying new variations with tea is one of my favorite ways to spice up a family meal. Give this orange spice sweet tea recipe a try. I am sure it will become a new family favorite. If you have not tried sweet tea, try a new tradition or you can even cut back on the sugar in this recipe. Iced tea is a wonderful drink served sweet or unsweet!
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