Southern Sweet Tea Recipe | McAlister’s Deli Copy Cat

Comments (5)
  1. Jay says:

    Not like McAlisters at all in my opinion. McAlisters has a special contract with LIPTON for a black tea mix so the tea leaves that are store bought themselves aren’t a complete match up. Side note; for every 5 gal of tea use 8 cups of sugar. -a former McA employee

  2. Karmen Allen says:

    Sugar… Not super ?

  3. Teresa Cumberland says:

    You are not supposed to boil tea. It releases tannins and causes bitterness. Tea should be steeped.

  4. jake says:

    when do you take the teabags out, thanks!

    1. Passion For Savings says:

      After you boil the hot water with the tea bags in, I take them out when I pour the hot tea over the sugar. If you leave them in the tea will become bitter.

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