Iced TeaCuisinart Original Recipe
4 cups cold water
9 teaspoons loose black tea (or 9 tea bags)
Fill the Cuisinart PerfecTemp Programmable Tea Steeper & Kettle with water to the 4-cup marking. Put the tea into the tea infuser. Insert the tea infuser into the infuser holder and lock in the raised position. Insert raised steeping assembly into kettle. Turn the kettle on, select the Black setting (Boil - 212°F) and press Temp Start. Once the water reaches temperature, the timer will display 4 minutes. Lower the tea infuser into the heated water by turning the steeper lid to the DOWN position. Press Time Start to begin countdown. Once the time has elapsed, turn unit off and raise the tea infuser from the water by turning the steeper lid to the UP position. Remove the tea infuser from the kettle and add ice, about 2 standard trays or 24 ice cubes. Cover with kettle lid for serving. To serve, pour into tall glasses of ice or put kettle in refrigerator to chill completely.