Iced Citrus Sun Tea Recipe

A fruity tea infused with the tastes of summer.

Iced Citrus Sun Tea Recipe

How To Make Iced Citrus Sun Tea

A wonderful tea recipe reminiscent of the beautiful sky at sundown! Enjoy this refreshing recipe for iced citrus sun tea for a relaxing and enjoyable experience at any time of the day.

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 1 hr


  • 2 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 4 Celestial Seasonings Red Zinger tea bags
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 lime
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup syrup, below, or to taste, chilled
  • 1 navel orange, sliced

For the simple syrup

  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup water


  1. Fill an ice-cube tray with orange juice and freeze, un- covered, until solid, about 4 hours.
  2. Orange ice cubes may be made 1 week ahead and kept frozen in a plastic bag.
  3. In a pitcher combine tea bags and water and let tea stand at room temperature 4 hours.
  4. Remove tea bags and chill tea, covered, until cold, about 30 minutes.
  5. Cut half of lemon and lime into slices and squeeze remaining halves into tea.
  6. Stir syrup and all fruit slices into tea.
  7. Serve tea over orange juice ice cubes in tall glasses.
  8. To make the simple syrup: In a saucepan bring sugar and water to a boil, stirring, and boil until sugar is completely dissolved.
  9. Let syrup cool and chill, covered.
  10. Syrup may be made 2 weeks ahead and chilled, covered. Makes about 2 C.


  • Sugar: 95g
  • :
  • Calcium: 67mg
  • Calories: 406kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 103g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 430mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 20mg
  • Vitamin A: 396IU
  • Vitamin C: 106mg
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