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Iced Southern Sweet Tea

A staple in any Southern household, Cuisinart's Sweet Tea is a perfect companion on a hot summer day."


3 bags black tea (or three servings loose tea)
1 cup ice cubes
1/4 cup simple syrup*


1. Put tea in a small bowl. Put at least 10 ounces of water into your kettle and select the Black setting. Pour 8 ounces of the hot water over tea and let steep 3 to 5 minutes. Strain. Refrigerate tea until chilled.
2. Put the ice in a tall glass. Pour the chilled, steeped tea over the ice and stir in the simple syrup. Adjust sweetness to taste.
*While you can purchase simple syrup at gourmet shops, it is easy to make at home (and less expensive). To prepare, add equal parts granulated sugar and water to a small saucepan set over medium-low heat. Let mixture heat until all of the sugar has dissolved. Cool mixture to room temperature.

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Makes one 8-ounce serving

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 92 (­­­0% from fat) • carb. 25g • pro. 0g • fat 0g
sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 0mg • calc. 1mg • fiber 0g

This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products:
Cuisinart® PerfecTemp™ Cordless Electric Kettle

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