How To Make Sun Tea

A classic summertime drink: iced tea brewed by the sun and flavored with fresh mint and orange slices.

  • Yield: 16 cups 1x


  • 1012 tea bags (depending on how strong you like your iced tea)
  • 3 medium oranges, sliced
  • Bunch of fresh mint leaves
  • 1 gallon water


  1. Place the tea bags, orange slices and mint in bottom of a large pitcher. Slowly fill with water.
  2. Cover pitcher with plastic wrap or lid and place outside for at least 4 hours on a sunny or warm day.
  3. Bring inside and strain tea. Serve with ice.