Food & Drink

It's About Time You Found Some New Iced Tea Recipes

Don't let its simplicity trick you into thinking that this refreshing drink is boring.
06/20/2013 12:57am ET | Updated December 6, 2017

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No one really needs a recipe for iced tea, it's true. Dunk a bag in water, cool, and voila -- the classic summer beverage is made. As much as we might love the standard iced tea, there are so many ways to spice up this drink, and we have the recipes you need to make that happen.

Iced tea can be fruity, with fresh peaches and strawberries. It can be floral, with lavender and honeysuckle. It can even be minty for the ultimate refresher. There are an unlimited number of ways to make iced tea special. Here are 15 spectacular ones to get you started.

1
Hibiscus, Lemongrass And Basil Honey Sweet Iced Tea
Half Baked Harvest
2
Matcha Mint Iced Tea
Love and Lemons
Get the Matcha Mint Iced Tea recipe from Love and Lemons
3
Perfect Peach Iced Tea
Minimalist Baker
Get the Perfect Peach Iced Tea recipe from Minimalist Baker
4
Mint Iced Tea
James Ransom/Food52
Get the Mint Iced Tea recipe from Food52
5
Lemongrass-Lavender Green Sun Tea
Boulder Locavore
Get the Lemongrass-Lavender Green Sun Tea recipe from Boulder Locavore
6
Raspberry Peach Iced Tea
Damn Delicious
Get the Raspberry Peach Iced Tea recipe from Damn Delicious
7
Thai Iced Tea
A Beautiful Mess
Get the Thai Iced Tea recipe from A Beautiful Mess
8
Hibiscus Strawberry Rhubarb Iced Tea
Gourmand In The Kitchen
Get the Hibiscus Strawberry Rhubarb Iced Tea recipe from Gourmand In The Kitchen
9
Mango Iced Tea
Veg Recipes of India
Get the Mango Iced Tea recipe from Veg Recipes of India
10
Raspberry Lemon Iced Tea
Playful Cooking
Get the Raspberry Lemon Iced Tea recipe from Playful Cooking
11
Iced Mint And Citrus Tea
James Ransom/Food52
Get the Iced Mint and Citrus Tea recipe from Merrill Stubbs via Food52
12
Honey & Orange Sweet Tea
A Beautiful Mess
Get the Honey & Orange Sweet Tea recipe from A Beautiful Mess
13
Cranberry Raspberry Lime Iced Tea
Better With Cake
Get the Cranberry Raspberry Lime Iced Tea recipe from Better With Cake
14
Honeysuckle Iced Tea
The View From The Great Island
Get the Honeysuckle Iced Tea recipe from The View From The Great Island
15
Arnold Palmer, 3 Ways
A Beautiful Mess
Get the Arnold Palmer, 3 Ways recipes from A Beautiful Mess
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