Classic Iced Tea
- 8 tea bags, tags removed
- Ice cubes
- Granulated or superfine sugar (optional)
- Thin lemon slices (optional)
In 3 quart saucepan, heat 4 C. cold water to boiling over high heat. Remove saucepan from heat and stir in teabags. Cover and let stand 5 minutes to brew. Stir tea. Remove tea bags and pour tea into 2 ½ quart pitcher with 4 C. cold water. Cover and let stand until ready to serve. (Do not refrigerate or tea will become cloudy. If this happens, add boiling water, gradually, until tea clears). To serve, pour tea over ice cubes in tall glasses. Serve with sugar and lemon slices if you like. Makes about 8 C. or 8 servings.