- 12 regular sized tea bags
- Fresh, filtered water
- 1 cup of sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
- 1 11.5 oz can of peach nectar – found in juice aisle
- 1 lemon
- 4 fresh peaches
Bring 4 cups of water to a boil, remove from heat and add tea bags.
Let tea steep for about 10 minutes.
Remove tea bags and add sugar to hot water, stir until dissolved.
Add baking soda and peach nectar and stir.
Pour tea mixture into large pitcher and stir in 10 cups of ice water.
Stir in 1-2 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Add sliced, fresh peaches, garnish with fresh mint and serve over ice.
Makes one gallon of peach iced tea.