Special mint tea

Yield: 25 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 Handful fresh mint
4 teaspoons (heaping) loose black tea
4½ cup Boiling water
Juice and rind of lemons and oranges

Place one handful of fresh, washed mint in a 2-quart container and bruise lightly. Add loose tea on top of mint. Pour boiling water over. (Measure water cold and bring to a boil) Cover, steep for 5 minutes and strain.

Makes about 1 quart of concentrate. (This should be refrigerated or frozen until ready for use). When needed, put 1 cup of concentrate in a 2-½ quart pitcher, add ¾ cup sugar and juice and rind of 2 lemons and 1 orange. Add water to fill pitcher.



From the book <High Cotton Cookin'>, Marvell Academy Mothers Assn, Marvell, AR 72366, ISBN 0-918544-14-9, downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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