Lavender ice tea

Ingredients:

  1. .    8 and 1/4 cups boiling water
  2. .    6 Earl Grey tea bags
  3. .    1 teaspoon dried lavender flowers (or 6 lavender Earl Grey tea bags)
  4. .    1/4 cup sugar
  5. .    Lavender or mint sprigs, for garnish

Prep Time:

20 minutes plus cooling

Method:

1- In a very large heatproof measuring cup, combine 8 cups boiling water with the tea bags and dried lavender flowers; let steep for 10 minutes. Strain the tea and let cool. In a heatproof bowl, combine the sugar with the remaining 1/4-cup boiling water and stir until the sugar dissolves. Add the sugar syrup to the tea and let cool. Serve the tea in tall ice-filled glasses, garnished with lavender or mint sprigs.

This soothing lavender ice tea is great for the summertime for any student on a budget. This recipe makes 8 servings so you can enjoy this with your friends or store the rest for yourself later.

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