As anyone who has spent any time in the Southern US can tell you, sweet tea is a way of life. When you go in somewhere and ask for tea, you get a sweet, sugary concoction. It’s definitely not the traditional iced tea this SoCal native is used to! There’s just something about Southern sweet tea that is unique. There’s the just right mix of sugar to tea, and it’s not gritty or grainy.
How do they make it? For the longest time, I was told it was a secret. The perfect southern sweet tea isn’t difficult to make, though. Once you know the secret, that is. I’m going to share the secrets to Southern sweet tea with you. Shhh…
How to Make Perfect Southern Sweet Tea
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 101 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 12mg Carbohydrates: 26g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 14g Protein: 0g
You may want to get a gorgeous pitcher to serve your Southern sweet tea from. And if you’re having a lot of people over, you might even want a countertop ice maker.
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