||Mrs. Swindell's Famous Fruited Iced Tea
||Iced Tea, Fruits, Local
1/2 c Sugar, granulated
1/2 c Bottle spring water
6 English Breakfast tea bags
4 c -Boiling water
1 1/2 c Orange juice; fresh squeezed
-from Valencia oranges
3/4 c Pineapple juice
"At one time, I intended to teach law, so I went to Boston to get a
Master's of Law degree; while there I lived with the Swindells family.
Mrs. Swindells made a superb iced tea with a pronounced citrusy
flavor. She insisted on using bottle spring water for a clear tasting
iced tea, the sweetest and most flavored oranges and English
In saucepan, combine sugar and spring water and bring to a boil;
continue to boil until liquid is clear, about 5 minutes. Chill
thoroughly. Place tea bags in heat-resistant pitcher, add boiling
water and let steep for about 5 minutes. Remove and discard tea bags.
Let cool and refrigerate until chilled.
Add orange juice, lemon juice and pineapple juice and chilled sugar
syrup. Refrigerate for a few hours, preferably overnight. Serve over
ice in tall glasses.
MAKES: 6-8 SERVINGS