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Cherry Iced Tea

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
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.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Beverage, Summer Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Servings
Calories 151 kcal

Ingredients
  

Cherry Syrup Ingredients

  • 3 cups frozen or fresh Sweet Black Cherries
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • ½ cup water

How to make a glass Sweet Cherry Iced Tea

  • ¼-1/2 cup Sweet Cherry Simple Syrup
  • 1 glass unsweetened iced tea homemade iced tea or store bought
  • ice
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Instructions 

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.

Nutrition

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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