Mango Iced Tea Recipe
Making your own flavored iced tea recipe is easy once you learn how to make a fruit flavored simple syrup. Mango Iced Tea is a great way to cool off in the summer heat.
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Make Mango Syrup
Place the mango, sugar, and water into a saucepan. Heat on low until the sugar dissolves.
Increase the heat to medium-high. Bring to a high simmer. Simmer about 10 minutes occasionally mashing the mango pieces with a potato masher. and remove from the heat.
Remove from the heat and allow to cool to room temperate.
Strain through a fine mesh strainer to remove the solids.
Bottle and refrigerate for up to a week.
To make a glass of Mango Iced Tea
Fill a saucepan with 6 cups of water and bring to a boil.
Place ten regular size black or green tea bags into the boiling water. Boil 1 minute and remove the pot from the heat.
Allow to steep and cool slightly for 5 minutes.
Fill a half-gallon pitcher with ice cubes. Pour the tea over the ice.
Fill a glass with ice cubes. Pour about 4 tablespoons of mango syrup into the glass. Fill with freshly brewed tea and enjoy.
Garnish with lemon or lime slices and a sprig of mint.
Recipe Expert Tips
- Fresh or frozen mango can be used to make this recipe.
- Mango syrup will last for about 2 weeks when kept refrigerated.
- Steeping black tea bags: Black tea should only steep for 5 or less minutes. Black tea will get bitter tasting if it has been steeped for much longer.
Serving: 1Glass | Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 560IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg
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