Strawberry Iced Tea Recipe


I love making as many fun, fruit-flavored iced tea recipes as I can this summer! It keeps me interested and keeps the kids happy. Win-win, right?

One of the kids’ favorite flavors ever is strawberry. We occasionally go down to Sonic and get milkshakes as a treat, and every single time, since he’s been old enough to talk, Garrett has asked for strawberry. There was one time when I almost got him to try pineapple, but at the last second, he chickened out and went back to strawberry.

Image shows a close up of two glasses of iced tea with a strawberry floating in each. The glasses sit on a table, and text overlay reads "Strawberry Sweet Tea"

Hey, if you know what you like, go with it!

So anyway, this strawberry iced tea is really easy to make because all you need is your favorite sweet tea (or unsweet if you prefer) and some strawberries to infuse it with flavor.

I got some popsicle molds a few weeks ago, and now my kids have gone from drinking tea as often as possible to begging me to freeze it for popsicles. I’ve been doing it for a long time with iced peppermint tea (my favorite tea ever!), and I agree is so much more fun than just a boring ol’ drink!  Of course, the problem arises when they start asking for their “popsicles” five minutes after they’ve gone into the freezer and don’t stop!

Kids, ya gotta love ’em. 🙂

Strawberry Iced Tea Recipe

Photo shows two glasses of strawberry iced tea. The glass in front has a large strawberry sliced and resting on the rim of the glass as a garnish.


Strawberry Iced Tea Recipe

This refreshing strawberry iced tea is perfect for summer. Such a simple recipe and tasty for any occasion.

  • Author: Elise
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Beverage
  • Cuisine: American


  • 4 tea bags (or enough to make 1 gallon of tea)
  • 3 Tablespoons Truvia, or 1 cup sugar
  • 1-pint strawberries
  • 1-gallon water


  1. Steep tea and strawberries in 1-2 quarts of hot water for 5-10 minutes
  2. Remove with slotted spoon, or for more strawberry flavor, press strawberries through a fine mesh sieve.
  3. Stir in sugar or Truvia.
  4. Add remainder of water and chill.
  5. Serve with strawberry garnish, but be warned, the strawberries will sink straight to the bottom of the glass if there isn’t enough ice to hold them up (and getting them to stay on the side ain’t easy) ask me how I know. 😉
  6. Enjoy!

Keywords: strawberry, iced tea, summer tea, strawberry iced tea

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