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Cherry Kiwi Iced Tea

Cherry Kiwi Iced Tea

Cherry Kiwi Iced Tea sweetened with homemade Cherry Syrup is loaded with fresh kiwi, mangos, cherries and lots of fresh mint.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Cherry Kiwi Iced Tea
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 132 kcal

Ingredients

Tea Ice Cubes:

  • 2 Lipton Mango Peach tea bags
  • 2 cups hot boiling water

Cherry Syrup:

  • 1 cup frozen cherries
  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 10 mint leafs

Iced Tea:

  • 4 Lipton Mango Peach tea bags
  • 4 cups hot boiling water
  • 2 champagne mangos peeled and sliced
  • 10 sprigs fresh mint
  • 1 lemon cut into rondelles
  • 6 kiwi fruits peeled and cut into rondelles
  • 1 cups frozen cherries
  • 6 - 8 cups filtered cold water
  • Iced Tea Cubes
  • Cherry Syrup

Instructions

Tea Ice Cubes:

  1. Add the tea bags to a large mug and pour the hot water over them. Allow to steep together for at least 10 - 15 minutes. Discard the tea bags and let the tea cool to room temperature. Pour it into ice cube trays and refrigerate for at least 3 - 6 hours.
  2. Cherry Syrup:
  3. Place a small sauce pan over medium heat, add all ingredients and cook until it bubbles. Turn down the heat to low for 2 minutes, then remove the sauce pan from heat and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Make sure the syrup is at room temperature when adding it to the iced tea, you don't want to add warm syrup as it will melt the ice cubes. Discard the mint leafs.

Iced Tea:

  1. Add the tea bags to a large mug and pour the hot water over them. Allow to steep together for at least 10 - 15 minutes. Discard the tea bags and let the tea cool to room temperature. For better results refrigerate for 1 - 2 hours.
  2. In a large pitcher add half of the sliced kiwi fruits, mangos, frozen cherries, mint leaves and cherry syrup with fruit (save 1/3 cup of cherries from the syrup to add to the cherry butter if making the muffins) stir gently so the syrup covers the fruits. Cover with some iced tea cubes and pour in the steeped Mango Peach tea. Add more ice and the remaining fruits, lemon and mint. Fill the pitcher with cold filtered water.
  3. Serve chilled garnished with mint and if available cherry blossoms.
Nutrition Facts
Cherry Kiwi Iced Tea
Amount Per Serving
Calories 132
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 11mg0%
Potassium 308mg9%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 40g44%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 1515IU30%
Vitamin C 93.9mg114%
Calcium 72mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.