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Summer Iced Tea Recipes For Sizzling Days

Iced tea is such a refreshing staple in the summertime, but it can get boring easily with the same old regular iced tea. Thankfully, I’ve found 15 refreshing, simple, and delicious iced tea recipes for you to try! 

Whether you just got done working out in the sun, or just want to sit on the porch and watch the cars go by, iced tea is a summertime must-have! 

So many ingredients can be used in tea, such as grapefruit, pineapple, strawberry, ginger, coconut, mango, and even elderberry! It’s time to slow down and cool off this summer with these 15 iced tea recipes!

Summer Iced Tea Recipes to Cool You Down

Strawberry Peach Sweet Tea

strawberry peach iced tea

This iced tea recipe serves 10-12, perfect for large get togethers or making ahead of time!  This recipe is made with peach tea, but would be equally good with black or green tea.  You can even make this recipe with frozen fruit so you can enjoy the taste of summer even in the dead of winter!

Peach Ginger Iced Tea

peach ginger iced tea recipe

Add fresh peaches and honey to your green tea to shake things up!  The zing of the fresh ginger really compliments the sweetness of the peaches and honey.  Delicious!

Thai Iced Tea

thai iced tea recipe

A classic Thai tea recipe that is both creamy and sweet!  I’ve made this recipe a ton and it’s just as good as the thai iced tea you’d get in a thai restaurant.  Perfect paired with hot and spicy foods, or just to cool you off on a scorching day. 

Iced Tea Lemonade:​ 

iced tea lemonade recipe

This is a classic, homemade Arnold Palmer recipe!  Cool, refreshing and just tart enough.  This one is one of my favorites.  It calls for simple syrup, which is super easy to make and keep on hand for all your summer drink recipes. 

Mango Peach Iced Tea Spritzer

mango peach tea recipe

An iced tea recipe that uses soda water for a little something extra!  This alcohol free iced tea spritzer hits the spot on a hot day and would be perfect for an outdoor barbeque party. 

Iced Strawberry Tea

iced strawberry tea

Add homemade strawberry puree to your tea to take the summer flavor to the next level!  I love that the recipe can be adjusted to your taste.  Like your tea sweeter, add some sugar.  Want it stronger, just add more teabags to the mix. 

Grapefruit Green Tea

grapefruit green tea

This simple, 2-step iced tea recipe is perfect for busy days!  Tart and refreshing, grapefruit juice really peps up the green tea in this summer iced tea recipe. 

Pineapple Iced Tea

pineapple iced tea recipe

A pineapple and green tea recipe that is oh so refreshing!  This summer iced tea recipe tastes just like you’ve taken a vacation to the tropics and would be perfect for a summer tiki party or hawaiian bbq. 

Frosty Coconut Mint Tea

frosty coconut green tea

This iced tea recipe is gluten-free, vegan, and paleo friendly, too!  If you’re looking to stay hydrated, this coconut water recipe is just the ticket.  Made with coconut water, green tea and mint, it’s super refreshing. 

Elderberry Iced Tea

elderberry tisane

This iced tea recipe uses elderberries, which are high in antioxidants and vitamin C!  So you can pep up your immune system as well as enjoy a cool glass of iced tea on a summer day.  This recipe doesn’t actually use tea, so it’s more of an elderberry tisane, but you could certainly add it to the recipe.   

Mango Iced Tea

mango iced tea recipe

A 6-ingredient iced tea recipe that is budget friendly and delicious, too!  Another mango recipe gets a hint of mint for a blast of flavor.  Delicious and beautiful to serve your guests.  

Hibiscus Iced Tea

hibiscus iced tea recipe

This caffeine free herbal iced tea recipe brews up to be a glorious ruby color.  A pitcher of this would be so pretty on a 4th of July picnic table. This iced tea recipe calls for unique flavors like rosehips and hibiscus!

Honey Lemon Iced Tea

honey lemon iced tea

This is a classic and delicious lemon and honey tea recipe!  Sometimes simple is best and this back to basics honey lemon summer iced tea recipe doesn’t disappoint.  

Taro Bubble Tea

taro bubble tea

A purple bubble tea flavors with coconut sugar, green tea, and natural purple taro powder!  This one is harder to make for a crowd, but is a delicious treat if you have a few friends over. 

Strawberry Sweet Tea

If you have friends that love sweet tea, this is the recipe to make for them.  This iced tea recipe is done in no time, so it’s perfect for days when all you want to do is relax!

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