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Recreating Starbucks' Shaken Tea Lemonades

Shaken tea lemonades are super refreshing drinks for hot weather and are now easy to make at home.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 Passion Tea Bags
  • 2 Black Tea Bags
  • 2 Green Tea Bags
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 4 cups of ice
  • 3 cups Lemonade

Steps

  1. Heat water in a kettle. For each cup of water steep 2 tea bags. Let the mixture cool completely in the fridge, 45 minutes.
  2. In a medium sauce pan, heat the sugar and water until mixture comes to a boil and the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl. Place in the fridge to cool quickly and completely.
  3. To assemble, use a large jar with a leak proof lid and fill with ice, 2 tablespoons of simple syrup, 1/2 cup of the tea mixture and 1/2 a cup of lemonade, screw on the lid and shake. Pour into a glass of your choosing.