How to Make Sun Tea

 Likes  Comments

This summer, when the sun is shining brightly and you are feeling nostalgic about those gleeful childhood vacay days, make yourself a cup of sun tea and cherish the warm memories!  You can make the sun tea quite easily at home, with any type of tea you might want – black tea, green tea, herbal tea, and anything in between!

How to Make Sun Tea
Votes: 0
Rating: 0
You:
Rate this recipe!
Print Recipe
Let the water embrace the golden rays of the sun and the essence of tea!
Servings Prep Time
4 cups 5 minutes
Passive Time
2-4 hours
Servings Prep Time
4 cups 5 minutes
Passive Time
2-4 hours
How to Make Sun Tea
Votes: 0
Rating: 0
You:
Rate this recipe!
Print Recipe
Let the water embrace the golden rays of the sun and the essence of tea!
Servings Prep Time
4 cups 5 minutes
Passive Time
2-4 hours
Servings Prep Time
4 cups 5 minutes
Passive Time
2-4 hours
Ingredients
Classic Sun Tea
Herbal Sun Tea
Servings: cups
Units:
Instructions
The Classic Sun Tea
  1. Fill a jar with water. It is best if you have a sun tea jar or you can also use any glass jar which has a lid.
  2. Add the teabags of your choice into the jar of water, depending on how strong you want the tea.
  3. Cover the jar with a lid and place the jar in direct sunlight outside for 2-3 hours. Don't let the tea stay in sunlight for more than 4 hours.
  4. Once you the steeping is over, you can take the jar from sunlight and check if the surface of the jar does not have any bacterial growth. If there is, then throw away the tea.
  5. You can remove the tea bags and serve the tea now. Add ice cubes to the teacup and pour the tea.
  6. Add lemon slices and cinnamon for a unique flavor, if desired.
Herbal Sun Tea
  1. Clean the herbs thoroughly in cold water by rubbing them with your fingers.
  2. Take a jar and place the clean herbs into it.
  3. Fill the jar with water and cover it with a lid.
  4. Now keep the jar in direct sunlight for 2-4 hours. You can move the position of the jar to locations that receive sunlight.
  5. A change in the color of water will indicate that the tea is on its way!
  6. Remove the tea from sunlight once you see the color of tea becoming dark.
  7. You herbal tea is ready to serve! Starain it in a teacup and add honey if you like your tea sweet.
Recipe Notes

For making herbal teas you can use any of the herbs like chamomile, hibiscus, mint, thyme, etc.,

Instead of discarding the used tea bags, you can also use the tea from them for enriching the soil in your garden.

Connect With Us

If you have tried this recipe, we would love your feedback in the comments section below. And while we can’t taste it, we would love to see how it turned out! You can connect with us on Facebook or Twitter and tag your picture with #organicfactsrecipes.

Rate this article
Average rating 0.0 out of 5.0 based on 0 user(s).