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Lemon Almond Tea

"Try this delightful dressed-up version when you want to serve something other than plain iced tea," suggests Brenda McCaleb of Nashville, Tennessee. "I've used it for all sorts of events."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    about 4 quarts


  • 4 cups water
  • 15 tea bags
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 quarts cold water
  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract


  • In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat; add tea bags. Cover and steep for 5-10 minutes. Discard tea bags.
  • Stir sugar into tea until dissolved. Stir in the cold water, lemonade concentrate and extract. Serve over ice.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 87 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • shecooksalot
    Feb 13, 2013

    This was very good iced tea. I substituted splenda for the sugar and it was very tasty and refreshing. Plus it made a lot, perfect for family gatherings.

  • dblaine7
    Aug 11, 2009

    Doesn't anyone use REAL LEMONS any more??? I have a lemon tree that is bearing more fruit than I can use, but try and find a recipe that calls for lemon! I prefer fresh lemon juice and artificial sweetener to the high-calorie canned variety!