Spiked Strawberry Iced Tea Recipe


Spiked Strawberry Iced Tea Recipe

Refreshing homemade strawberry iced tea from scratch is kicked up a notch with the great taste of rum! Enjoy this delightful adult libation in your backyard, by the pool, or anytime the heat is on.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

10 cups of Water, divided
2 Tea Bags, family size
1/2 cup Sugar
1 quart Fresh Strawberries, hulled and sliced
1/4 cup Lemon Juice
Ice
1 cup Malibu Rum

Directions:

• In a medium pot, bring 3 cups of water to a boil on the stove.
• Add two family sized tea bags to the boiling water; reduce heat and allow to simmer for 20 minutes.
• Remove tea bags.
• While the tea is still hot, add sugar. Begin with 1/3 of a cup and gradually add the rest; stir.
• Hull and slice strawberries. Reserve one hulled strawberry for each glass of tea to be served.
• Place hulled strawberries into a food processor or blender; puree until nearly liquefied.
• Strain the strawberry puree to ensure seeds are removed.
• Pour 7 cups of cold water into your sugared tea; blend well.
• Pour the strawberry puree into the tea.
• Add lemon juice; stir well.
• Taste for desired sweetness, add more sugar if necessary; stir thoroughly.
• Add ice to pitcher.
• Pour tea into pitcher over ice cubes.
• Add Malibu Rum.
• Garnish glasses with remaining hulled strawberries.
• Serve.

Makes 2 quarts Spiked Strawberry Iced Tea

Spiked Strawberry Iced Tea Recipe




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Spiked Strawberry Iced Tea Recipe


• 10 cups of Water, divided
• 2 Tea Bags, family size
• 1/2 cup Sugar
• 1 quart Fresh Strawberries, hulled and sliced
• 1/4 cup Lemon Juice
• Ice
• 1 cup Malibu Rum

Spiked Strawberry Iced Tea Recipe


• In a medium pot, bring 3 cups of water to a boil on the stove.
• Add two family sized tea bags to the boiling water; reduce heat and allow to simmer for 20 minutes.
• Remove tea bags.

Spiked Strawberry Iced Tea Recipe


• While the tea is still hot, add sugar. Begin with 1/3 of a cup and gradually add the rest; stir.

Spiked Strawberry Iced Tea Recipe


Hull and slice strawberries. Reserve one hulled strawberry for each glass of tea to be served.

Spiked Strawberry Iced Tea Recipe


• Place hulled strawberries into a food processor or blender; puree until nearly liquefied.
• Strain the strawberry puree to ensure seeds are removed.

Spiked Strawberry Iced Tea Recipe


• Pour 7 cups of cold water into your sugared tea; blend well.
• Pour the strawberry puree into the tea.
• Add lemon juice; stir well.
• Taste for desired sweetness, add more sugar if necessary; stir thoroughly.
• Add ice to pitcher.
• Pour tea into pitcher over ice cubes.
• Add Malibu Rum.
• Garnish glasses with remaining hulled strawberries.


As always, drink responsibly and please don’t drink and drive.

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Comments

  1. This looks soo yummy! I need to serve this at my next cookout.

  2. This could be the perfect drink to serve at a cookout! I’ve got one coming up. I’ll try your recipe. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Merry Monday.

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