Caramel Apple Iced Tea

This post is sponsored in conjunction with Back to School Treats Week. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #BacktoSchoolTreats Week recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

 
Here in New England we start school the last week of August.  Now, I'm sure a lot of you are saying, so what? We do, too! The wrinkle here is, our schools are not air conditioned.  Those first few weeks can be uncomfortable for the kiddos, so I like to make sure I have nice cold treats waiting when my son gets home from school.

There are lots of ways that you can make iced tea.  Some like hot brew or sun tea, but I prefer the cold brew method.  You want to use double the amount of tea bags as you do water, so I used 6 cups water, 12 tea bags.  Let it set for 30 to 45 mins at room temperature, and then move it to the fridge for about 4 hours.

You can make your own simple syrup, but using Torani makes it so much easier! They have regular or sugar free versions in a variety of flavors.  For this, I went with apple and caramel.  So refreshing and delicious in the liquid form, but it also makes absolutely fantastic popcicles!


Huge thanks to Torani and all of the other generous #BackToSchoolTreats Week sponsors! Be sure to enter for your chance to win one of the amazing prize packages down below.




Caramel Apple Iced Tea


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ingredients:

  • 12 tea bags
  • 6 cups water
  • 1/4 cup Torani Apple Syrup
  • 1/4 cup Torani Caramel Syrup
  • Ice

instructions:

How to cook Caramel Apple Iced Tea

  1. Steep tea in water in pitcher on counter for 30 to 45 minutes.  Refrigerate for approximately 4 hours.  Discard tea bags.  Sweeten to taste with Torani syrups.  Serve over ice.
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Check out these #BacktoSchoolTreats recipes from our Bloggers:
 
Back to School Snacks:
Chocolate Covered Honeycomb Candy from Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks
Funfetti Rice Krispies Treats from Kelly Lynns Sweets and Treats
Mochi Donuts with Salted Caramel Glaze from Simply Healthyish
On the Go Granola Pouch from Jen Around the World

Back to School Desserts:
Back to School Sugar Cookies from Love and Confections
Mini Pearls of Wisdom Cookies from Culinary Adventures with Camilla
Pumpkin Donut Muffins from The Nifty Foodie

Back to School Drinks:
Caramel Apple Iced Tea from Jolene's Recipe Journal
Caramel Macchiato Iced Coffee Cubes from Nik Snacks
Oatmeal Mango Lassi from A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures

 

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