Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Summer Sweet Tea Recipes

Bring out the drinks and throw a party! Summer is a great time to entertain especially outdoors. Keep entertaining easy and serve snack recipes and quick sweet tea drinks. I love easy and pre made iced teas are great for mixing with fruits and fruit juices. Here are two summer drink recipes to wet your whistle! 



FESTIVI-TEA COSMOPOLITAN 
Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients


1 bottle 100% Natural Lipton® Iced Tea with Pomegranate Blueberry
3 Tbsp. cranberry juice cocktail
3 Tbsp. orange juice
1 Tbsp. lime juice

Directions

1-Combine all the ingredients in an ice-filled container. 
2-Stir well and pour into chilled martini glasses. 

Tip: For an adult version, replace the orange juice with 2 Tbsp. vodka and 2 Tbsp. orange liqueur.

Finish dinner with this treat.
When your meal is complete, mix up and enjoy the perfect creamy complement.


DAZZLING CREAMY DESSERT DRINK
5 servings 
Prep time: 5 minutes
Stand time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

1 bottle 100% Natural Lipton Iced Tea with Pomegranate Blueberry
1-1/2 cups half and half
3 Tbsp. firmly packed light brown sugar
1/2 tsp. finely chopped fresh ginger
2 sprigs mint, large
 



Directions

1-In a medium pitcher, crush mint with wooden spoon against side of pitcher to bruise. 
2-Add 100% Natural Lipton Iced Tea with Pomegranate Blueberry, half and half, brown sugar and ginger; stir until well blended. 
3-Let stand 10 minutes; remove mint springs.
4-Pour into ice filled glasses and garnish, if desired, with additional mint leaves. 

Tip: For a delicious cocktail, stir in 1/2 cup vodka.

More Tea Recipes

Spiced Tea Mix - gift in a jar idea by Savings Lifestyle
Sun Tea - Thrifty Jinxy
Metabolism Boosting Tea by Yes We Coupon
Homemade Ginger Peach Iced Tea by The Happy Housewife
Flu Fighting Tea by Thank Your Body
Sweet Tea Popsicles by A Night Owl Blog

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