To prepare instant powdered tea or sweetened iced tea mixes, it's best to follow package directions, as the amount needed may vary by brand. However, as a general rule, you can follow these proportions:
To prepare hot tea using instant tea:
For one cup, use a level teaspoon instant tea to a teacup (about 5 ounces) of boiling water.
For a potful, use 2 level tablespoons instant tea for each quart of boiling water.
To prepare iced tea using instant tea:
For one glass, use a rounded teaspoon of instant tea for each 6 to 8 ounces of cold water.
For a pitcherful, use 2 rounded tablespoons for each quart of cold water.
How to make a tea concentrate:
Use this convenient method to make your own "instant" tea. It's especially handy for parties or whenever you're serving a crowd.
1. Heat a quart of cold tap water to a full rolling boil.
2. Pour over 2/3 cup loose tea. Cover let stand 5 minutes.
3. Stir and strain into a quart pitcher or teapot. Keep at room temperature and use within 2 hours do not refrigerate.
4. To serve, pour 2 tablespoons of concentrate into a cup and fill with hot water.
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