Minty Peach Iced Tea

Summertime at our house means fun refreshments and the more mint we can use, the better.  The mint crop is alive and well {and it’s taken over the whole garden as I hoped it would}!

Real Simple recently shared a recipe for iced tea with peach and mint but I decided to alter it, hoping to draw out a bit more of the flavors.

I used eight tea bags, one peach {roughly chopped}, and one cup of very-packed mint {I throw in the stems and all, not just leaves}.

I poured eight cups of boiling water over all of it and allowed it to steep for an hour or so.

The result was a minty iced tea with a hint of peach flavoring.  For stronger flavor, add another peach or two to the brew.  You could also add a bit of sugar if you like your tea on the sweet side.

What’s your favorite summertime drink?


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Randi Dukes About Randi Dukes

I’m Randi, a wife and stay-at-home mom of five kids, ranging from preschool to high school. I love strong coffee, craft and DIY projects, my planner, my laptop, and my big ol’ family. When I’m not creating something for my blog, I can be found in the car, running kids from one place to another. I’m the one knitting at the red light.


  1. Looks so refreshing! My daughter just pick out a mint plant for herself when I was buying flowers to plant.

  2. Loving this!

  3. Looks like I have a new drink to add to the summer menu!

  4. mmmm… that sounds good.

  5. This sounds delish… and refreshing!

  6. This sounds amazing, Randi! I wish we lived closer to each other so that you could make some for me…;)Thank you so much for linking it up to the Summer Blog Party…you rock, girl…

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