Sophie Dahl loves to make iced tea—especially using Earl Grey flavored with lavender. More Iced Tea Recipes

Sophie Dahl
March 2010

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© Jan Baldwin

Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a very large heatproof measuring cup, combine 8 cups boiling water with the tea bags and dried lavender flowers; let steep for 10 minutes. Strain the tea and let cool. In a heatproof bowl, combine the sugar with the remaining 1/4 cup boiling water and stir until the sugar dissolves. Add the sugar syrup to the tea and let cool. Serve the tea in tall ice-filled glasses, garnished with lavender or mint sprigs.

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Notes

To Buy the Tea Dahl likes the Mariage Frères Earl Grey ($20 for 30 bags; deananddeluca.com).