Glassed of Spiked Iced Tea garnished with lemon slices

Spiked Iced Tea Cocktails

Spiked Iced Tea is the perfect beverage for summer entertaining. It's easy to make with only a few ingredients. And using a basic formula it can be made with any of your favorite flavors.
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Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Cocktails
Keyword: Spiked Iced Tea
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 121kcal
Author: Amy Katz

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Add the tea bags to a 2-quart or larger saucepan of boiling water and allow the tea to steep, covered, with the heat off, for 10 minutes.
  • Carefully remove and discard the tea bags using a skimmer.
  • Pour in the sugar and stir until dissolved.
  • Add the cold water, then carefully transfer the iced tea to a pitcher
  • Stir in the rum. 
  • Refrigerate the iced tea until chilled and ready to serve.
  • Before serving, add sliced citrus fruit to the pitcher, if desired.
  • To serve, pour the spiked iced tea into tall glasses filled with ice and garnish with a lemon slice.

Notes

The alcohol can also be served on the side to allow your guests to add it to their iced tea themselves. Allow 1.5 ounces per glass.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 121kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Sugar: 9g

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