You’ll enjoy choosing from this collection of 20 refreshing iced tea recipes to help you create a tasty blend to keep you hydrated and healthy this summer!
When warm weather rolls around make sure you’re staying hydrated with any one of these 20 refreshing iced tea recipes. Adding fruits, herbs and spices, are just some of the creative ways that you can up-level iced tea.
Infusing your tea with these fresh ingredients will not only make it taste delicious but can also provide additional health benefits. Many fruits and herbs contain beneficial vitamins and antioxidants that can help boost your immune system.
You won’t be able to resist making these iced beverages that feature lemon, blueberries, strawberries, mango, kiwi, coconut, lime and other fruits. Herbs such as mint and rosemary also add awesome flavors.
- Passion Fruit Tea by Maebells -For a fruity drink, use fresh strawberries, blackberries, lemons, and mint leaves in your brewed passion fruit tea. Chill well before adding fruit. Serve over ice and garnish with mint leaves. It’s the perfect refresher for those hot summer days!
- Perfect Peach Iced Tea by Minimalist Baker -Fresh, ripe, and juicy peaches are the perfect fruit to add to tea. The trick here is to make a simple syrup that’s infused with fresh peaches. Brew your favorite tea; black or peach-flavored and add the peachy simple syrup to it. Serve over ice and garnish with slices of peach.
- Strawberry Lemonade Sun Tea by Wonky Wonderful – Let nature help brew this fruit and citrus-infused tea. Grab a large mason jar filled with water and your teabags. Drop-in a sliced lemon and sliced strawberries. Put the cap on and set in the sun for a few hours. Serve over ice. Awesome!
- Match Mint Iced Tea by Love And Lemons – Matcha, or green tea, is used to make a delightful minty tea with this recipe. Water and powdered matcha are shaken together before adding lime juice, crushed ice, and fresh mint. Mix together and serve. Tasty!
- Mango Iced Tea by Leelalicious – Freshly pureed mango is a wonderful addition to brewed tea. It provides a burst of fruity flavor and its naturally sweet so no additional sweetener is required! This makes a great party drink, too, for all your backyard summer entertaining.
- Easy Raspberry Iced Tea by Sugar And Soul – Fresh raspberries make a tasty syrup that will up-level your brewed tea. It takes just minutes to make and the end result is a fruity tea that everyone will love. Keep the syrup on hand in the fridge so you can enjoy adding it to your freshly brewed tea all summer long.
- Lemongrass Tea by Two Sleever – Let your pressure cooker help make this refreshing beverage. Use real lemongrass leaves and freshly sliced ginger. Add both to your Instant Pot along with water and sweetener. Pressure cook for 2 minutes. Let cool and serve over ice and add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
- Orange Chai Iced Tea by Vintage Kitty – This lightly spiced tea will help hydrate you on warm days. For a fresh taste, make the spicy mixture of orange zest, ginger. dried cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves from scratch. Add to your brewed tea. Serve over ice with a wedge of orange.
- Lemon Ginger Sweet Tea by Tastes Of Lizzy T – Lemon and ginger join forces to produce a burst of flavor in this sweet tea recipe. Use fresh lemon and fresh ginger so that the flavors really shine. Refrigerate the tea before serving so the flavors deepen.
- Blueberry Iced Tea by Peel With Zeal – Fresh blueberries give a subtle fruity taste to this black tea beverage. You’ll make a simple blueberry syrup that’s added to your brewed tea. You can make this ahead of time and add to your freshly brewed tea as needed. Serve with a lemon wedge and enjoy!
- Coconut Lime Tea by Kleinworth Co. – For a tropical twist, try adding lime juice and coconut syrup to your brewed tea. This recipe is so easy and it’s also a great one to double and serve at summer BBQs and events. Keeps in the fridge for a few days, if it lasts that long!
- Honey Rhubarb Iced Tea by This Mama Loves – When rhubarb is in season, take advantage of it by making this unique tea. You’ll simmer the rhubarb on the stove before straining it through cheesecloth. Sweeten the rhubarb tea water and serve over ice.
- Cherry Kiwi Iced Tea by Sweet And Savory Meals – Fresh cherries and mint make a yummy and strong syrup that’s perfect for adding to brewed tea. Serve over ice with freshly sliced kiwi, lemon, and pitted cherries. So pretty and refreshing!
- Fresh Mint Tea by Gourmande In The Kitchen – This herbal tea uses fresh mint leaves to produce a punch of minty goodness. Experiment with different varieties of mint leaves each time you make this for a different taste. Tear the leaves, put in a strainer and pour boiling water over them, letting the leaves steep for up to 10 minutes, Discard the leaves and serve over ice or enjoy it as a hot tea.
- Southern Sweet Tea by Big Bear’s Wife – Traditional sweet tea is a symbol of summer in the south and here’s how to make it. Sugar, water, and tea bags, along with garnishes of mint or lemon are all that’s required. However, it’s the ratio of each that matters. Keep this recipe handy when you need this classic tea.
- Elderberry Iced Tea by Any Reason Vegans – Elderberry tea is a delicious and healthy way to stay hydrated. Elderberries are high in antioxidants that help boost your immune system. Here, dried elderberry is brewed with water and a little maple syrup for a rich and tasty tea that’s served over ice.
- Arnold Palmer Tea by Julie’s Eats And Treats – Half unsweetened tea and half lemonade makes this classic tea recipe. You’ll need tea bags, water, freshly squeezed lemons, and sweetener. For best results make both the brewed tea and the lemonade ahead of time and don’t mix until each has been well chilled. So good!
- Earl Grey Iced Tea by Sweet And Savory by Shinee – You’ll love the taste of this Earl Grey brewed tea that’s sweetened with honey and flavored with vanilla extract. Serve with a slice of lemon and enjoy this refreshing beverage. Try this as hot tea during the winter, too!
- Iced Green Tea by Flavours Treat – Cold-brewed green tea gets a citrus boost from lime and a garnish of fresh mint leaves. Steep the tea in the fridge for 4-6 hours before serving. Crush the mint leaves just a little to release the mint flavor before adding to the tea.
- Lemon And Rosemary Sweet Iced Tea by The Chunky Chef – The intoxicating scent and flavor of rosemary works well with the bright lemon flavor in this sweet tea recipe. Hot brew your tea before adding the homemade rosemary and lemon-infused simple syrup to the mix. Serve over ice and garnish with a slice of lemon and sprig of fresh rosemary. Delightful!