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Iced tea recipe or Ice Tea recipe is a perfect refreshing cool drink for summer. You really don’t need too many fancy ingredients for iced tea. In fact, you can make a delicious pitcher of iced tea with simple ingredients available in your kitchen. Summers are time to enjoy refreshing cold drinks, but many of them are loaded with a lot of sweeteners as well and sometimes with so many fancy ingredients that when at home you just read the recipe and move on without actually trying that for yourself. Main reason, you don’t have those fancy ingredients syrups available at home.

Homemade Easy Iced Tea Recipe

Basic Iced tea recipe and tips to make best iced tea at home. Simple points to remember while making homemade iced tea.
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Course: Appetizer, drink
Cuisine: continental, english, Indian
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 4
Calories: 66kcal
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 4 Tbsp honey
  • 1 litre water filtered water
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Lots of ice
  • 6 tsp tea leaves (single origin Tea is best)


  • Heat up filtered water in a pan on the stovetop or use an electric kettle. 
  • While heating water takes care not to boil it completely, it may turn iced tea cloudy. Switch off the heat just before boiling add tea leaves and allow the tea leaves to steep and sit in hot water for 3 minutes.
  • After that, strain it with tea filter into a pitcher and cool the liquid for 20 minutes or so.
  • After that add ice cubes, lemon juice, honey and stir it all to combine well.
  • To make quick Iced Chilled tea, after straining add ice cubes along with honey to sweeten it and lemon for taste
  • Now add few more cubes of ice in a glass pour iced tea and garnish it with a lemon slice and mint leaves.
  • The chilled glass of refreshing honey and lemon iced tea is ready. Enjoy!



Calories: 66kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 11mg | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin C: 3mg | Iron: 1mg