How to Make Lemon Tea

Studio Shot of tea with lemon
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  • 7 mins
  • Prep: 2 mins,
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: 2 servings
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Lemon tea is perfect for chilly nights and of course, not so bad if you have come down with a cold. The secret of the flavor is in how the tea is made - you will notice there is no need to add lemon when serving.

What You'll Need

  • 4 tea bags
  • 2 teaspoons of grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 4 cups boiling water

How to Make It

  1. Boil water. 
  2. Add lemon peel, lemon juice, and tea bags.
  3. Allow steeping for 10 minutes.
  4. Serve hot and add milk or sugar. For a variation, try adding vanilla sugar!