Sweet Peach Iced Tea

Sweet Peach Iced Tea

A simple delicious iced tea made with fresh homemade sweet peach syrup!! Add more sugar if tea isn't sweet enough or add more water if it's to sweet.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Iced tea, Peach, Recipe, Sweet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 120kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 regular sized tea bags or 3 family sized
  • 9 1/4 cups water DIVIDED; use more if tea is to sweet for your taste
  • 3 large fresh peaches cubed; leave skin on
  • 1 3/4 cups white sugar

Instructions

  • Boil 3 cups of water in a saucepan. Remove from heat and place tea bags in water and let steep for 25 minutes
  • While tea is steeping, add cubed peaches, 2 1/4 cups of water, and white sugar in a large saucepan and stir together. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for about 15 minutes or until peaches are very soft
  • Mash peaches using potato masher. Continue simmering covered for 10 more minutes
  • Strain peaches through a fine mesh strainer over a large bowl or container and discard solids
  • Remove tea bags from water and discard. Pour tea into large pitcher. Mix peach syrup into tea. Add about 4 cups of additional water to pitcher and stir. Refrigerate until cold
  • Serve over ice. Garnish with fresh mint and peach slices if desired
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