Sun Tea

Making sun tea is one of my favorite things to do on a warm sunny day. To make your own sun tea, place a few bags of tea to a jar full of water. We used decaf green tea…. yummmm! Add some lemon slices…

Place the sealed jars in a very sunny spot for…. well, pretty much all afternoon. Remove the tea bags and pour the remaining contents into a large glass pitcher. Add honey to taste. Grab yourself a tall frosty glass, pour the tea over a bunch of ice. Pull up a chair, and call it a day, my friends.
Sharing is optional.

…though highly encouraged.
While you’re at it, have dinner outside.
….with ice cream for dessert.


  1. aprilfoolwed says

    I forgot about sun tea! We used to make that all the time as kids! I doubt my kids will drink it – perhaps if I use the raspberry herbal tea that I love…..

  2. Hi April, I bet raspberry tea would be super-yummy! We have fresh mint in our yard, and I’m looking forward to trying that too. Mmmmm…

  3. I used to practically live off sun tea growing up. Might have to make an herbal kind for the kids as I won’t let them drink the caffeinated kind I always had.

  4. sunnymama says

    That’s a fun idea! Eating outside and ice-cream are fun too of course 🙂

  5. Thanks, sunnymama!

    Ivy, I bet herbal tea would be delicious too. I think next time I’m going to try a caffeine free peach tea… Yummm!

  6. Val in the Rose Garden says

    That looks like a beautiful afternoon. 🙂 I love suntea! It also works with herbs from the garden and stevia for sweetness.

    And icecream! YUM!