The Best Raspberry Iced Tea Recipe

If you are looking for a refreshing and delicious drink, try Raspberry Iced Tea Recipe. It’s so simple to make and the fresh raspberries make this drink so tasty too.

The Best Raspberry Iced Tea Recipe

There is just something about Raspberry Iced Tea Recipe that makes me think of Summer. However, it is truly the perfect drink all year round! It quenches your thirst plus is so simple to make.

We all love the gorgeous pink color. It’s the perfect drink anytime of the year.  Once you learn how to make raspberry iced tea, it will be something that everyone asks for again and again. It is just that good.

Our Peach Iced Tea is just as good if you love peach tea. I am a big fan of flavored tea so the raspberries tea and peach tea are always made at any of my family get-togethers.

The Perfect Tea for parties!

I went to a bridesmaid luncheon once and they served this Raspberry Iced Tea with Quiche Lorraine and a spring mix green salad. It was all so light and refreshing. It was the perfect combination.

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This drink is so yummy for for parties, cookouts, bridal showers and more. However, there is no need to wait for a special occasion to make this. I love to keep a pitcher of this in the fridge during the week. It’s so light and refreshing and not heavy like some drinks.

Raspberry Iced Tea is really pretty in a beverage dispensers. I like to put a few extra raspberries on top to float around. They just looks so pretty.

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One tip is to freeze a few extra raspberries and put them in the dispenser. Not only does it look great but it serves as ice cubes.

I also have a glass pitcher that I use when I’m making this at home for us or just a simple get together.

How much sugar is in Raspberry Iced Tea?

There is one cup of sugar in this recipe of Raspberry Iced Tea. You can adjust the amount to suit your taste.

If you prefer a sweeter tea, add a little more. If you prefer less, just reduce the amount of sugar. It’s perfect for everyone.


We also love serving with a slice of lemon or a side of lemon juice.

Let’s learn how to make Raspberry Iced Tea!

Ingredients need to make Raspberry Ice tea:

  • Black Tea Bags – We typically use Lipton, but any black tea will work.
  • Water – divided
  • Sugar
  • Raspberries – Fresh or Frozen Raspberries both will work great with this recipe.

How to make Raspberry Iced Tea:

  • Bring 4 cups water to a boil.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add tea bags and allow to steep for 15 minutes.
  • Add 4 cups water to medium pan.
  • Add sugar and raspberries and bring to a boil over high.
  • Reduce heat to medium and squish raspberries while continuing to cook for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and strain through cheesecloth or strainer, discarding berry pieces.
  • Combine both in a large pitcher and serve over ice.

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How to store:

Raspberry Iced Tea is great stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. I like to keep it sealed in the pitcher to keep it fresh.

This is a great tea anytime of the year. Make it for you holiday parties or your summer BBQs.

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You are going to love this flavored sweet tea recipe!

Since I have been making this tea at home, I have come to the conclusion that it is so much better than the store bought tea. This one is so easy to make at home and tastes much better!

The fresh raspberries make a huge difference and take this drink to the next level. Yum! It’s really pretty served in mason jars with a cute paper straw. Totally optional but it sure does look pretty.

Let us know what you think. It is perfect to beat the heat or anytime of the year.


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