Sun-Brewed Cherry Iced Tea
10 MIN
15 MIN
2 H
2 litres (8 cups), about

Sun-Brewed Cherry Iced Tea


  • 6 cups (1.5 litres) water
  • 1 cup (250 ml) sugar
  • 1 cup (250 ml) fresh cherries, pitted and chopped
  • 4 tea bags, to taste
  • Ice cubes


  1. In a saucepan, bring 250 ml (1 cup) of the water to a boil with the sugar and cherries. Cover and simmer gently for about 10 minutes. Strain and discard the cherries. Let the syrup cool and refrigerate until completely chilled.
  2. In a glass pitcher, place the tea bags in the remaining water. Place the pitcher outside or on the windowsill in the sun and let brew for 2 hours. Remove the tea bags and add the cherry syrup. Refrigerate. When ready to serve, add ice cubes.