• 6 regular tea bags
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 1⁄2-2 cups sugar
  • 6 cups cold water
  • In a large glass measuring cup, place the tea bags and add the baking soda.
  • Pour the boiling water over the tea bags.
  • Cover and steep for 15 minutes.
  • Take out the tea bags and do not squeeze them.
  • Pour the tea mixture into a 2-quart pitcher; add the sugar.
  • Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Add in the cold water.
  • Let cool; chill in the refrigerator and serve over ice.