Strawberry Iced Tea

by / ⠀NatureBox / May 1, 2013

by Chung-Ah Rhee of Damn Delicious

Strawberry iced tea is one of my favorite summertime drinks. It’s a refreshing twist on a traditional favorite, with just enough sweetness from the homemade strawberry syrup. Now that summer is just around the corner, I’ll keep a pitcher in the fridge!



Serves: 4-6

Prep time: 10 minutes


  • 2 tea bags (like regular Lipton tea)
  • 1 pound strawberries, hulled and quartered, plus more for garnish
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sugar


1. Steep tea bags in 4 cups boiling water according to package instructions Discard tea bags and let tea cool.

2. In a large saucepan, combine strawberries, lemon juice, sugar and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil; remove from heat and let cool to room temperature before straining through cheesecloth or fine sieve.

3. In a large pitcher, whisk together strawberry syrup and brewed tea. Place in refrigerator until chilled. Serve over ice and strawberries, if desired.

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Chung-Ah, the author behind Damn Delicious, loves to take simple ingredients and transform them into sophisticated and elegant meals.

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    April 21, 2017 at 8:48 am

    Excellent blog!Tea is my favorite drink and I drink 4-5 cup of teas in daily.Recently I started to drink green tea it really Rejuvenates my stomach.The Strawberry iced tea is one of my favorite summertime drinks.In this hot summer, this drink gives refreshment and make my stomach cool.Really thank you so much for the recipe it is not familiar me but it is slightly different from my recipe.

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