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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Yield: 6 (6-ounce) servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Stand 10 mins
  • Cool 30 mins
  • Chill 4 hrs

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This Indian tea has floral notes beyond what you find in ordinary black tea, which makes it a more interesting base for this refreshing, honey-laced drink. Keep the punch virgin, or add a tablespoon of vodka, gin or bourbon to each glass.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 3 inches fresh ginger, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup loose-leaf Darjeeling tea or other loose-leaf black tea
  • 1/2 of a 12-ounce can (3/4 cup) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • Ice cubes or crushed ice
  • Lemon slices or thin lemon wedges
  • Vodka, gin or bourbon (optional)

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the water and ginger to boiling. Remove from heat. Add tea. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Pour tea mixture through a fine mesh strainer; discard ginger and tea leaves.
  2. Transfer tea to a 1 1/2-quart pitcher. Stir in lemonade concentrate and honey, stirring until honey is dissolved. Cool for 30 minutes. Cover; chill for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours. Stir before serving.
  3. Serve punch in glasses over ice. Garnish with lemon slices. Chill remaining tea for up to 1 day.
  4. For a single cocktail, stir 1 tablespoon vodka, gin, or bourbon into a ice-filled glass; add punch.

Nutrition Facts

(Lemonade Tea Punch)

Servings Per Recipe 6, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 32, cal. (kcal) 132, Riboflavin (mg) 0, carb. (g) 36, vit. C (mg) 18, Thiamin (mg) 0, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 0, pro. (g) 0, Fat, total (g) 0, sodium (mg) 9, vit. A (IU) 0, Niacin (mg) 0, iron (mg) 0, Monosaturated fat (g) 0, Potassium (mg) 64, calcium (mg) 20, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, Folate (µg) 4, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, Trans fatty acid (g) 0

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