Iced Lemon With Tea

April 12, 2013 3 Comments »
Iced Lemon With Tea
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Here is a quick and easy recipe that I use to make a Iced Lemon With Tea when I at home. It not only tastes cool and refreshing, but also cuts out extra calories. I rely on this beverage during the hot days of summer, but also enjoy it year-round. This is also gestational diabetes friendly recipe.

Iced Lemon With Tea
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Recipe type: Appetiser
Serves: 4

  • 2 large lemons
  • ½ Raw Honey
  • 2 cups fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish
  • 6 black tea bags
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice

  1. Using a vegetable peeler, remove bright yellow peel from lemons.
  2. Combine lemon peel and Raw Honey in a medium saucepan with ½ cup water and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar.
  3. Lower heat and simmer 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in mint.
  5. Cool to room temperature; strain.
  6. Steep the tea bags in 4 cups of boiling water, covered, for 5 minutes. Then remove tea bags.
  7. Stir in syrup, lemon juice, 4 cups cold water, and ice cubes.
  8. Serve in tall glasses filled with ice and a few mint leaves.


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  1. Joan April 13, 2013 at 3:35 pm - Reply

    This has 1.25 cups of sugar for ten servings. That’s 2 Tbsp per serving. Is this diabetic friendly?

  2. Easy Recipes May 2, 2013 at 9:10 pm - Reply

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