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Sun Tea Recipe

Here's How to Make Sun Tea with a large glass container and a few teabags. Sun tea is such an easy summer beverage to make that is also inexpensive to make. If you happen to have a cloudy day, no worries, place the tea in your home and let it steep indoors. 
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Cold Drinks, Drinks, Fruit Drinks, sun tea, Tea
Prep Time 5 minutes
Steeping 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Janine Waite


  • 1 3 quart glass container


  • 8 teabags
  • 12 cups filter water
  • sliced fruit optional


  • Pour water into a large glass container.
  • Place about eight tea bags in the water.
  • You can add sliced fruit if you like.
  • Cover with a lid and place in a sunny spot. Let steep into the tea is the strength that you prefer.


Serving: 1serving | Sodium: 18mg | Calcium: 11mg