This is a sponsored post. I have received compensation, either monetarily or in product. With that said, the opinions herein are 100% my own.. I have been an iced tea addict since I was 6 years old! How in the world does that happen you ask? Well, one summer day, we were at my Gram’s house and it was beastly hot outside. My sister and I ran in and told Gram we were dying of thirst and needed a drink. She went to the fridge, pulled out a pitcher filled with sweet iced tea and poured it evenly over two glasses filled with ice. From the moment that refreshing and deliciously sweet beverage hit my parched mouth, I knew we would be friends for life! Since then, I have made a million different iced tea recipes. One of my favorites is my Cranberry Raspberry Iced Tea With Lime. This drink goes perfectly with my White Queso Cheese Burger recipe!
Cranberry Raspberry Iced Tea With Lime Recipe
When I make iced tea, I love to add fresh ingredients whenever possible. For this particular recipe, you can add cranberry juice for added flavor. If they are in season, I will garnish my tea with fresh raspberries, lime and mint. Living in the south, our summer weather is super hot and muggy. Unless you want to pass out, you will stay in the air conditioning from the hours of 10 am to 3 pm! Since it stays light out until almost 9 pm, we do a lot of our outdoor family activities after dinner. This Cranberry Raspberry Iced Tea With Lime is perfect for this hot days and nights when you need your thirst quenched and water isn’t hitting the spot! Oh and in our house, we do not drink our Cranberry Raspberry Iced Tea With Lime (or most another beverage for that matter) without a straw! I mean, drinking out of a straw makes you feel like a kid again!
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Cranberry Raspberry Iced Tea With Lime
- 1 Cranberry and Raspberry tea bag (I use Twinings)
- 1 cup of boiling water
- 1 cup cranberry juice
- 1/4 of a lime
- 1 cup of ice
- 1 packet of sweetener or 1 tbsp. sugar (optional)
- Mint for garnish (optional)
- Fill and boil your kettle or pot
- When water begins to boil, take off heat and add tea bag and sweetener or sugar.
- When completely cooled, add cranberry juice.
- Pour cooled tea into ice filled glass, squeeze in fresh lime juice and garnish with fresh mint leaf if desired
Which Aardvark straw design would you choose and what is your favorite iced tea flavor?