Lemonade iced tea, aka an Arnold Palmer – so named after the famous golfer to made the combination of half lemonade and half iced tea popular.
There are various recipes around the internet for lemonade iced tea, but so many of them involve combining tinned, pre-made, and generally unnatural ingredients. Here at Lemonade Recipe we strive to provide you with simply the best lemonade recipes, which – in our opinion – means using fresh and natural ingredients wherever possible. This Lemonade Iced Tea recipe (also sometimes known as an “Arnold Palmer”) is made from all natural and whole food ingredients, so you can rest assured you’re making the highest quality refreshment for yourself, your family and friends. Enjoy!
Use our Real Lemonade Recipe with real lemons to make some delicious home-made lemonade, then make some of our equally delicious Iced Lemon Tea (recipe below).
Combine the two in approximately equal proportions, depending on your own tastes.
Serve chilled on a hot summer’s day, after exercise, or whenever you’re looking for tasty, thirst quenching refreshment.
An excellent iced tea recipe – whether you’re wanting to combine it with our Lemonade Recipe to make a Lemonade Iced Tea, or whether you’re just wanting to drink it on its own!
- 4 good quality tea bag (for a cup, not tea pot bags)
- 4 teaspoons sugar, honey, sweetener etc (or to taste)
- 2 cups filtered cold water
- 2 cups boiling water
- 3 teaspoons lemon juice (freshly squeezed is best)
- ice cubes
- thin slices of lemon, as garnish
Make tea using 2 cups boiling water and 4 tea bags.
Allow tea to steep for 4 minutes (or longer, if you prefer your tea stronger).
Remove the tea bags.
Allow the tea to cool naturally (ie, not in the refrigerator).
Once cooled, pour the tea into a pitcher.
Add in the sugar, honey or sweetener.
Stir until dissolved.
Pour in the two cups of filtered cold water.
Put in the refrigerator to chill until ready to serve.
Serve in a tall glass over several ice cubes with a thin slice of lemon arranged on the lip of the glass as a garnish.