Southern iced tea punch
2 family-size tea bags
1/2 cup granulated sugar
6-ounce can frozen lemonade concentrate
12-ounce can pineapple-orange concentrate
1 lemon or orange, sliced, optional
2 mint sprigs, optional
Makes 16 servings.
Bring 8 cups water to boil. Add tea bags; steep for 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, and discard. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Pour the tea into a gallon pitcher. Add the concentrates, stir and chill, as long as 24 hours in advance. Before serving, fill the rest of the pitcher with ice cubes, and add fruit slices and mint sprigs.