Blackberry Iced Tea – Iced Tea
Blackberry Iced Tea – Iced Tea

When it's hot out, there is nothing like it. Fresh fruit, sugar, and mint- YUM! Serve it icy cold and dive in!


Yield: 8


1 pint Blackberries

1 cup Sugar

2 1/2 cups (625ml) Water

1 Tbsp Mint

4 cups (1 Litre) cold brewed tea

1/4 cup (60ml) Lemon simple Syrup (see below)

Juice of 1/2 Lemon

Mint & Blackberries to garnish


Lemon simple syrup

Makes 1 cup

Peel from 1 lemon

1 cup Sugar

1 cup (250ml) water


  1. Make the lemon simple Syrup. Place water and sugar and lemon peels into heavy bottomed pan. Bring to a boil and stir until sugar is fully dissolved. Remove from heat. Remove lemon peels and allow to cool. This can be stored in the refrigerator for several weeks.
  2. Place fresh blackberries, mint sugar and simple syrup into pitcher or bowl and macerate with a muddler or wooden spoon (blackberries may stain!). Add cold brewed tea. Stir and leave to steep for 5 minutes. Add cold water and stir again.
  3. Add lemon juice.
  4. Place crushed ice in a frosted glasses, pour and serve with fresh blackberries and mint as garnish.

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