Midnight Iced Tea Lemonade

(10 Cups or 2.5 L) Servings

Cook Time: 30 minutes

This was a great hit at the Salt Spring Island Market when we first started blending Thai Midnight Tea.

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Midnight iced tea lemonade

Midnight Iced Tea Lemonade

A great twist on a refreshing lemonade iced tea to please adults and kids with its unique flavour and pink/violet colour. Stir in some vodka, gin or white rum and enjoy a refreshing summer cocktail.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Far East & Far West
Servings 10 Servings


  • 8 cups Water 2 litres
  • 27 g Thai Midnight Tea 2-3 tbsp
  • 1-1.5 cup White Sugar to taste
  • 2 cups Lemon Juice about 10-12 lemons


  • In a large pot add water and Thai Midnight Tea. Bring to a boil on high heat.
    27 g Thai Midnight Tea, 8 cups Water
  • Once boiling, lower heat, cover, and simmer for 18 minutes. You want to have a rolling slow simmer so not too gentle.
  • Strain liquid in big bowl using a double fine sieve.
  • Add sugar and a sprinkle of salt and stir well until completely dissolved.
    1-1.5 cup White Sugar
  • Add lemon juice and stir well.
    2 cups Lemon Juice
  • Cool on the counter then refrigerate overnight.
  • Serve with lemon slices and ice cubes or blue ice cubes made with Thai Midnight Tea.
Keyword Iced Tea, Lemonade
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