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Berry Infused Iced Tea

Course Drinks
Servings 8 cups
Author Laura Doerr


  • 8 1/2 cups water divided
  • 5 tea bags
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 cups raspberries
  • 2 cups blackberries
  • juice of 1 lemon


  1. Bring 4 cups of water to a boil in a saucepan. Stir in the sugar until dissolved. Remove from heat and add the tea bags. Steep for 6-8 minutes. Discard tea bags.

  2. In a separate saucepan add the raspberries, blackberries, and 1/2 cup of water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 3-5 minutes stirring and mashing occasionally. Strain the mixture into a medium heat proof bowl. Discard the pulp and seeds.

  3. In a pitcher combine the tea, berry juice, juice of 1 lemon, and an additional 4 cups of water. Stir, chill, and serve over ice.

Recipe Notes

Make it a cocktail and mix with your favorite vodka.

Garnish with fresh berries or lemon wedges.