Tetley Ultimate Iced Tea

Balanced with lemon, this classic sweetened iced tea is a refreshing summer favourite.

Tetley Ultimate Iced Tea

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours
Serves: 8


  • 8 cups - water
  • 4 bags - Tetley Orange Pekoe Tea
  • 2/3 cup (150 mL) - granulated sugar
  • Pinch - baking soda
  • 2 - lemons, sliced
  • ice cubes


  1. 1. Pour the water into a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Add the tea bags and remove from heat. Steep, covered, for 5 minutes. Squeeze the tea bags to release as much liquid as possible; discard.
  2. Stir in sugar and baking soda. Cool to room temperature. Refrigerate, covered, until well chilled or up to 3 days. Add lemon slices before serving over ice.

Tetley Tips

  • Add mint leaves to the pitcher to add a beautiful and refreshing flavour to your ice tea.
  • Filtered water will make the clearest tea.
  • Adding baking soda to the tea removes any bitterness without needing lots of extra sugar.

Per serving: 62 calories, 0 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 43 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrates, 0 g fibre, 16.5 g sugars, 0 g protein.