Orange Pekoe and Mint Sun Tea

 
6 T. orange pekoe loose tea leaves
3 T. freshly chopped mint
2 t. whole cloves
2 - 3-inch pieces of orange peel
2 - 3-inch pieces of lemon peel
2 Quarts water
 

In a large glass jar or bottle, place the tea, mint, cloves, orange and lemon peel in the bottom of the jar, and pour the water over the top. Cover and leave in direct sunlight for 4-6 hours to brew. Strain the tea through a coffee filter and place in a clean container. Chill and serve in tall glasses over ice, with an orange slice and a sprig of mint.

Yield: 2 Quarts

 

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