Sweet Tea with Vodka and Lemonade

This is the adult version of a lovely lemon iced tea! Great for summer entertaining or if you want a non-alcoholic version simply replace the 1/2 cup of vodka with soda water.


  • 3 teaspoons of black tea (can use tea bags if you prefer)
  • 1/2 cup of boiling water
  • 8 fresh mint sprigs
  • 4 cups of lemonade 
  • 1/2 cup of vodka
  • 8 lemon slices ice cubes lemon slices and mint for garnishing


  1. Brew the tea for 4 minutes, can use a teapot or a bowl.
  2. Place mint sprigs in a large jug, mash with handle of wooden spoon until slightly bruised.
  3. Add lemon slices, pour in tea, lemonade and vodka.
  4. Serve over ice cubes, add a lemon slice and mint sprig to each glass as garnish.

Iced Tea - Vodka, mint, lemonade

This recipe can be made 1 day ahead but don’t add the lemon slices (and soda water if making a non-alcoholic version) until just before serving. Enjoy!

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