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Recipe : Entry # 7442
Ernestine Pace
(334) 215-2732
Recipe Title
Brabson House Mint Tea
Drinks & Beverages
North Alabama EC
Rinds of 3 lemons
6 cups water
2 cups sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons each almond and vanilla extract
Juice of 3 lemons
4 cups water
4 family size teabags
2 46-ounce cans pineapple juice
Fresh mint to taste
Combine lemon rinds, 6 cups water and sugar in saucepan. Boil for 5 minutes; discard lemon rinds. Add flavorings and lemon juice. Bring 4 cups water to a boil in saucepan; remove from heat. Add teabags. Steep for several minutes; discard teabags. Add to the sugar syrup. Stir in pineapple juice. Pour into two 1-gallon containers. Chill until serving time. Serve in glasses over ice; add mint. Variation: Add ginger ale to taste to serve as a punch. Yield: 24 servings.