Refreshing Southern Sweet Tea or Iced Tea is the best summer drink one could have and this recipe Makes the Best Lemon Iced Tea!!
Bring 4 cups of water to a rolling boil. Turn off the heat.
Add the sugar to the hot water an stir well until completely dissolved.
To this add the tea bags and let them steep for 15 minutes. The longer the tea bags steep, the stronger the taste and color will be.
Next, remove the tea bags.
Add lemon juice and the remaining water. Give them a mix.
Pour the ready blend in clean jug/ decanter and refrigerate for 3-4 hours.
To serve, fill a tall glass with some ice cubes, a couple of mint leaves and few slices of lemon, pour the chilled iced tea over these and enjoy.