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Garden Mint Tea


Units Scale
  • 4 quarts water
  • 4 cups garden tea leave, packed lightly
  • 4 cups sugar


  1. Pick fresh tea leaves and rinse. Bring water to a boil, then add tea leaves and bring to a boil again.
  2. Boil for 5 minutes, then remove from heat. Let steep for 5 to 10 minutes. Strain out tea leaves.
  3. Add sugar to tea and stir to dissolve. Cool and pour into quart jars. Be sure to leave some head space for the liquid to expand when freezing.
  4. Freeze tea concentrate.
  5. When ready to serve, mix 1 quart of melted tea concentrate and add 3 quarts of water.


What else you will need: 

Canner or Stockpot: Stainless Steel Canner & Stockpot

Wooden Spoon: Lehman’s Wooden Spoon

Quart Wide Mouth Jars: Ball Mason Jars

Keywords: beverages, tea