Iced Russian Tea
|Hot water||1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)|
|Tea||3 Tablespoon (Earl Grey's)|
|Boiling water||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Simple syrup||6 Tablespoon|
|Lemon||1 , sliced|
|For simple syrup|
|White sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Heat a jug or large teapot with the hot water.
Pour out water and add the tea and mint leaves to the jug.
Pour in the boiling water.
Steep 6 minutes.
Strain into a large pitcher.
Cool and chill.
To serve, place 1 tbsp simple syrup into each glass, add a slice of lemon and 3 ice cubes, fill the glass with tea, and stir.
This tea will be clear and fragrant.
More simple syrup and lemon may be added if desired.
Bring the sugar and water to the boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar.
Boil 1 minute.