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Peach Tea Recipe served in clear glasses and garnished with fresh peach slices and a sprig of mint
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Southern Sweet Peach Tea

Southern sweet peach tea is the perfect refreshing drink to sip on your porch on a hot summer afternoon. The taste of juicy, ripe peaches runs through this thirst-quenching sweet tea recipe.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Beverage, Brunch, Drinks, Tea
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 gallon
Calories: 1131kcal


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 fresh peach slices- skin removed
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Iced Tea packets


  • In a medium saucepan add granulated sugar, water, and peach slices. Heat over medium-high heat until the sugar is melted, and the peaches are soft.
  • Use a fork to smash the peaches and whisk. Reduce heat and let steep for 4-5 minutes whisking occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and add vanilla extract and stir to combine.
  • Pour the syrup through a fine mesh sieve to remove fruit pieces. Set aside.
  • Prepare iced tea packets according to the box directions to prepare 1 gallon of tea.
  • Pour the syrup into a gallon pitcher along with the fresh brewed tea. Top off with water and mix well until combined.
  • Chill and serve.


Calories: 1131kcal | Carbohydrates: 286g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 1710mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 275g | Vitamin A: 2934IU | Vitamin C: 59mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 2mg