Cherry Iced Tea
Sweet Cherries are in season during June and July. Take advantage of those plump and ripe cherries and make this Sweet Cherry Iced Tea recipe for your next barbecue or it is a great kid friendly drink for a 4th of July celebration.
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How to make a glass Sweet Cherry Iced Tea
How to make sweet Cherry Syrup
Measure the ingredients into a medium saucepan.
Heat on low until sugar is mostly dissolved.
Increase heat to medium high and bring to a boil.
Stir and crush cherries against the side of the pot.
Carefully boil for ten minutes, stirring occasionally until slightly thickened. If syrup starts to boil over decrease heat a bit.
After ten minutes remove from heat and cool.
Pour the syrup through a fine mesh strainer placed over a bowl.
Pour cherry syrup into a mason jar and store in the refrigerator until needed.
How to make a glass of Cherry Iced Tea
Fill a glass with ice.
Add ¼ cup of sweet cherry syrup
Fill the glass with unsweetened tea.
Stir, taste and add more cherry simple syrup if needed.
Serving: 1glass | Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 949mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 375g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2mg
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