Lemon Ginger Iced Tea with Raspberry Ice Cubes

CATEGORY: Beverage-Non-alcoholic
A pretty glass filled with a sweet thirst quenching drink!!

PREP TIME: 10 min.

COOK TIME: 6 min.

4 oz. fresh raspberries rinsed
8 c water (plus water for ice cube trays)
1/3 c honey
1/2 c chopped fresh ginger
6 green tea bags
3 lemons, juiced (1/2 c)
Lemon slices
Mint sprigs, for garnish
  1. Place 3-4 raspberries in each compartment of an ice cube tray, the day before serving the iced tea. Fill with water and freeze.
  2. Place honey, 2 c water and ginger in a suacepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add tea bags. let mixture steep for at least 30 minutes and up to 1 hour, then strain out solids.
  3. In a pitcher combine strained liquid with 6 c water and lemon juice. Chill in refrigerator.
  4. To serve, place 3 ice cubes in a tall glass and pour iced tea over cubes. Garnish with lemon slices and mint sprigs.