5 Refreshingly Different Iced Tea Recipes

Cool off your summertime gatherings with refreshing twists to traditional iced tea.

By Reader's Digest Editors
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Cool off your summertime gatherings with refreshing twists to traditional iced tea. Whether it’s teatime or a light dinner by the grill, you’ll wow friends and family with exciting drinks to cool their taste buds. From flowery tastes to tropical flavors, we’ve got a recipe to suit any occasion.

1. Hibiscus Iced Tea

Flowery and delicious, Hibiscus petals give iced tea refreshing garden flavor. Serve with light lemon cookies for a memorable afternoon teatime with friends. Try these Lemon Drop Cookies.

2. Rhubarb Iced Tea

Tart rhubarb and fresh mint give this flavorful drink a delicious taste. Try with our Five Fruit Pie recipe for a perfect way to end a summertime meal.

3. Green Tea and Mango Splash

Sweet mangos and refreshing mint add a tropical twist! Serve with grilled fruit kabobs for a light, flavorful dessert.

4. Mojito Iced Tea

This non-alcoholic recipe uses fresh limes and mint to refresh your taste buds on even the hottest of summer days. Sip and serve with fresh guacamole and tortilla chips. Try this recipe for 5 Minute Guacamole.

5. Pineapple Iced Tea

Fresh or canned pineapple juice with a splash of lemon give this sweet drink a tasty punch. Serve with pressed Cuban-style sandwiches for a quick and easy lunch.

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