How to Make Great Green Iced Tea

Iced tea weather is almost here. Making a great pitcher of iced tea from tea bags can be tricky. Follow this recipe for a great green iced tea.

Naturally, begin with a good green tea.  Recipe courtesy of Madura tea.

Here are the ingredients you will need:

4 Tea Bags of a green tea
2 cups boiled water
4 teaspoons of honey, sugar or sweetener to taste
3 teaspoons of lemon juice
2 cups cold water
Ice Cubes
Lemon slice and mint leaves

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Boil water for 2 cups of tea using 4 teabags
  2. Infuse for 3-4 minutes
  3. Remove tea bags
  4. Allow to cool
  5. Pour tea into a pitcher and add 4 teaspoons of sugar, honey or sweetener to taste
  6. Add 3 teaspoons lemon juice and stir to dissolve
  7. Pour over 2 cups cold water
  8. Chill in the refrigerator
  9. Serve in a tall glass with ice cubes and garnished with lemon slices and fresh mint leaves

Now, just enjoy your iced tea.


  1. Thank you for sharing this page. And your receipe for green iced tea. Sounds just bloody bonza.

  2. I am so going to try this one, it looks like a very nice recipe.

  3. I have green tea bags that I’ve been making hot green tea with for quite some time. I am so happy to have found this particular idea for cold iced green tea as it will save me money and I can use what I currently have in my pantry. Thank you!

  4. What’s the shelf life of this? I’m the fridge how long do you think it was be good for? Im replacing the sugar with honey

  5. Author

    Make only what you can drink over the next few days after you make up. You can make it in smaller batches by reducing the recipe.

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