Mango Iced Tea

Mango Iced Tea

MogoBlog MogoLicious Tasty Tip of the Day:  Making your own flavored iced tea recipe is easy once you learn how to make a fruit flavored simple syrup. Mango Iced Tea is a great way to cool off in the summer heat.


    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 cup water
    • 2 large ripe mangos, peeled and diced
    • 10 regular sized black or green tea bags
    • 6 cups of water
    • Lemon slice, optional
    • Lime slice, optional
    • Mint, optional

Instructions to make the Fruit Flavored Simple Syrup:

    1. Place the mango, sugar, and water into a saucepan.
    2. Heat on low until the sugar dissolves.
    3. Increase the heat to medium-high.
    4. Bring to a high simmer.
    5. Simmer about 10 minutes occasionally mashing the mango pieces with a potato masher. and remove from the heat.
    6. Remove from the heat and allow to cool to room temperate.
    7. Strain through a fine mesh strainer to remove the solids.
    8. Bottle and refrigerate for up to a week.

Instructions to make the Mango Iced Tea:

    1. Fill a saucepan with 6 cups of water and bring to a boil.
    2. Place ten regular size black or green tea bags into the boiling water.
    3. Boil 1 minute and remove the pot from the heat.
    4. Allow to steep and cool slightly for 5 minutes.
    5. Fill a half-gallon pitcher with ice cubes.
    6. Pour the tea over the ice.
    7. Fill a glass with ice cubes.
    8. Pour about 4 tablespoons of mango syrup into the glass.
    9. Fill with freshly brewed tea and enjoy.
    10. Garnish with lemon or lime slices and a sprig of mint.

Prep Time:  10 minutes
Cook Time:  10 minutes

Yields:  6 Mugs with Attitude servings




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