Pomegranate-Orange Pekoe Iced Tea Recipe

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Clarinda Published: March 11, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Pomegranate-Orange Pekoe Iced Tea

Quench your thirst with a refreshing and fruity glass of this orange-flavored pekoe iced tea; made with pomegranate juice for added tart tones.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
Total: 1 hour 50 minutes



  • basic simple syrup
  • 2oranges
  • 8cupscold water
  • 9orange tea bags
  • 2cuppomegranate juice
  • ice cubes
  • 1orange


  1. Prepare the basic simple syrup as directed, adding the strips of orange zest before bringing it to a boil. Remove from the heat and let steep for 30 minutes.

  2. Strain the orange syrup into a large measuring cup.

  3. In a large saucepan, bring the cold water to a boil.

  4. Remove from the heat and add the tea bags, then let steep for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags and let them cool to room temperature. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate until chilled.

  5. Pour the tea and pomegranate juice into a large pitcher. Stir in ¾ cup of the orange syrup, or more to taste. Refrigerate the rest for later use.

  6. Serve in 8 tall glasses over ice, garnished with a slice of orange. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 56.74kcal
  • Fat: 0.24g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.96g
  • Fiber: 1.24g
  • Sugar: 12.47g
  • Protein: 0.56g
  • Sodium: 15.18mg
  • Calcium: 33.61mg
  • Potassium: 223.38mg
  • Iron: 0.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 5.40µg
  • Vitamin C: 26.20mg
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