This refreshing, simple dessert is a delicious twist on a summer standby, and it's great to have on hand for hot afternoons. For a frozen mint iced tea, add several fresh mint sprigs with the lemon juice and sugar mixture; discard mint before freezing.For a frozen summer treat without all the calories, this frozen iced tea hits the spot. Also try with decaf tea on a hot, summer night.

Kathryn Conrad
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place tea bags in a large bowl. Pour boiling water over tea bags; steep 10 minutes. Remove and discard tea bags.

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  • Combine sugar, 1/2 cup water, and light-colored corn syrup in a saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Add sugar mixture and fresh lemon juice to tea; stir to combine. Let cool to room temperature. Pour cooled tea mixture into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish; cover and freeze for at least 6 hours or until firm. Remove tea mixture from freezer; scrape entire mixture with a fork until fluffy. Spoon into a container; cover and freeze for up to 1 month. Garnish with lemon slices and mint sprigs, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

115 calories; calories from fat%; fatg; saturated fatg; mono fatg; poly fatg; proteing; carbohydrates 30.1g; fiber 0.1g; cholesterolmg; ironmg; sodium 10mg; calcium 5mg.