Cherry Lime Sweet Tea

Delicious and refreshing, this Cherry Lime Sweet Tea is the perfect summertime beverage!

Course Drinks
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cooling Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Mom's Recipe Collection


  • 6 Cups of water
  • 2-3 Tea Bags
  • 2 C. cherries pitted and cut in half
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • ΒΌ C. Sugar or more, to taste
  • Ice


  1. Boil 3 cups of water.
  2. Turn off and add sugar, stirring until dissolved. Add cherries and tea bags.
  3. After 3-5 minutes, remove tea bags.
  4. Let cool.
  5. In a pitcher/container, combine tea mixture and lime juice.
  6. Add remaining 3 cups of water and add ice.
  7. Garnish glasses with a cherry and lime slice.

Recipe Notes

*Tip: to get more juice out of the lime, roll on hard surface then place in microwave for 10-15 seconds.