8 cups water
2 family-sized tea bags or 6 regular-sized
1/2-1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups Chambord Liquor optional
1/2 cup top shelf vodka optional
mint springs raspberries, oranges, etc. for garnish
Bring water to a boil then remove from the heat.
Add the tea bags, cover and let steep (soak) for 15 minutes.
Remove the tea bags then add the sugar and baking soda, stir until sugar dissolves.
Add in Chambord and Vodka if desired
Let the tea cool
pour into ice-filled glasses.
Garnish with a mint sprig, raspberries, oranges or whatever you love.
via The Cookie Rookie