Picture of DIY: How to Make Iced Tea!
This is probably the simplest instructable ever, but since I just happened to be making some iced tea, I decided to publish it on Instructables.

Everyone likes their iced tea in a different way; sweet, sour, or just plain. But this instructable will show you a way that is favorable by all.

Read on if you want to know...

Step 1: The Materials

Just to let you know, this recipe is for 2 quarts of iced tea.
The materials you will need are:
-2 Tea bags: you can use any tea you want, but here I used "Earl Grey" black tea.
-1 Lemon
- Sugar
- Spices: Cardamom; this is completely optional, I added 1; it is mainly for the good smell and aromatic flavor.
- Boiler
- Tea Pot
- Jug
- Measuring spoons
- A large spoon
- Mortar and Pestel
- Sieve
- Lemon Squeezer
- 2 quart measuring jug


hi I was making this and OMG it looked so good when I poured in the lemon juice! I haven't yet tried it cause it is cooling but thanks for is recipe :)

luvit5 years ago
like pudding, i hate INSTANT pudding -- the best of anything requires more effort than an instant stir-in.
jensenr30 luvit2 years ago
aziza6 years ago
to complecated make it a bit easier
How is it complicated? Steep 2 bags of tea Add some lemon and sugar Add spice if you like Chill and serve How is that complicated?
zascecs (author)  MediocreNinja5 years ago
I really have no idea...
how to make Iced tea: Go to store, buy powdered ice tea. pour powder into ice cold water following the instructions.stir and drink immediately. -_-
brizkys4 years ago
Nice recipe man!
zascecs (author)  brizkys4 years ago
yea, thanks
I let tea steep overnight. Yum! Constant Comment added with any tea when you boil it is great, it makes the tea taste very crisp.
laurent1236 years ago
is good
zascecs (author)  laurent1236 years ago
any other spice ideas?
Try whatever spices you like. It will probably work well. Ground anise seed gives it a licorice flavor, chocolate and vanilla have a predictable but tasty result, and the juice of fresh catnip leaves gives a pleasantly musky flavor.
kica6 years ago
I love your Instructables:-) So, what's next?
kica6 years ago
Good job zascecs!!! I'm making this recipe for my hard-working men today!!! I think that adding a few sprigs of fresh mint might make it even more refreshing. Try it.
texpear6 years ago
And this beautiful photo makes me thirsty! I like the way you pay attention to tiny details. Great recipe, great presentation.
wenpherd6 years ago
what does the lemon do?
zascecs (author)  wenpherd6 years ago
It gives it a sour/lemony flavor. Sorry, i lost the right word.
Thanks for sharing! We can always use a nice refreshing drink when working on projects in the garage.
zascecs (author)  GladiatorGarageWorks6 years ago
very true.
wize6 years ago
awesome instructable, i'm gonna go try this.
Doctor What6 years ago
I love iced green tea. I don't know what it is, but it is amazing.
I phrased that weird.... Howabout: I love iced green tea. I don't know why the taste soothes me, but it does.
zascecs (author)  Doctor What6 years ago
Remember, always use good grammer... lol
You meant speling, didn't you? lulz
I would plobably describe it as syntax
lol. good correction.
wenpherd6 years ago
i been looking for a tea instructable
wenpherd6 years ago
i rated 1st!!!!!!!!!
zascecs (author) 6 years ago
By the way, please rate (5 stars, if you may =D)
Early grey sounds wonderful for iced tea. And the cardamom sounds even better! I always just use orange pekoe because that's what my mom used growing up. But I think I should branch out. :D
zascecs (author)  jessyratfink6 years ago
The cardamom gives it a Sweet smell, which makes it really appetizing. (It already is, though =D)
nicknack1716 years ago
wooo hooo nothing beats ice tea especially with summer coming up. i also like arizona in the can