Sun-Kissed Lemon-Ginger Iced Tea

Refreshing iced-tea to stay cool this summer!

Sun Kissed Lemon Ginger Iced Tea with lemon slice.

We are not surprised by the number of students who love their tea.

Milk teas, fruity teas, bubble teas…even our recipe for Therapeutic Mandarin Orange Ginger Tea gets regular views from visitors to the Café.

Maybe all this tea talk has you craving a tea right now.

If you are experiencing such a craving, don’t worry. It just means that you are addicted to tea (like me).

Ice Cold Lemon Ginger Iced Tea!

The good news is…this Sun-Kissed Lemon-Ginger Tea recipe is a breeze to make, will satisfy any tea craving, and is extra refreshing on a scorching hot summer day!

Let steep for 5 minutes in the bright sunshine, then shake and strain before pouring over ice.

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Makes:  1 Iced Tea  Prep Time: 5 minutes  Steep Time:  5 minutes


1 bag Orange Pekoe tea
1 Tbsp. sugar
Juice of 1 lemon (about 1/4 cup)
Slice of ginger
2 to 3 mint leaves (optional)
2 cups water
Rays of Sunshine


To make,  place the first five ingredients in a 16 oz. mason jar.  Fill jar with water and secure lid on top.  Shake and set in sun to let steep for 5 minutes.

To serve, shake tea before pouring steeped tea through a mesh sieve into a separate mason jar filled with ice. Let sit for 2 to 3 minutes to chill. Serve with a slice of lemon!

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Hi I’m Brent. Thanks for visiting the Café! If you are ever short on easy recipe ideas (and cash flow) feel free to check out the Cafe’s e-cookbook 15-Minute Money Saving Meals for Students: – costs less than an avocado bagel and coffee combo!

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