11 Iced Tea Recipes To Celebrate Spring In The Most Refreshing Way Possible

There's nothing quite like soothing herbal tea when winter temperatures drop, but as the sun starts shining and the days grow longer, there's nothing better than a tall glass of iced tea — which is why, as the weather gets warmer, these amazing DIY iced tea recipes are going to become your new obsession. While it may be tempting to stick to your go-to Starbucks favorite, there are so many more options for making your own cooling drink. From mint to Earl Grey, there's the perfect drink for every tea-lover out there.

All it takes is a couple extra ingredients to transform your average cuppa into a sweet sipping experience. Flip through to find the best way to add a touch of springtime to your favorite teas.

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Honey & Orange Sweet Tea

A Beautiful Mess makes classic Southern sweet tea with an added touch of sweetness, thanks to citrus and honey. It’s picnic-perfect.

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Matcha Mint Iced Tea

Trendy matcha tea is better for so much more than just lattes. Love and Lemons transforms the green powder into an icy drink.

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Hibiscus Flower Tea

A tropical-tasting beverage isn’t hard to create with A Cozy Kitchen’s cinnamon-spiced hibiscus tea.

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Hibiscus-Earl Grey Iced Tea

Hibiscus flowers transform Earl Grey tea into something even more refreshing. Thanks, The Kitchn!

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Tart Cherry & Mint Iced Tea

Tart cherry juice gives Love and Lemons’ mint iced tea a healthy boost of antioxidants — as well as a gorgeous color.

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Sweet Tea

This Southern classic is as easy as 1-2-3. A Spicy Perspective breaks it down to just three ingredients.

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Ginger Marmalade Pu-erh Iced Tea

Marmalade is so much more than just a spread, adding a boost of fruitiness to The Kitchn’s iced pu-erh tea.

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Tea Soda

Soda doesn’t have to be unhealthy. Healthful Pursuit makes a fruity brew with fresh berries.

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Thai Tea With Boba

It’s easier than you think to make this fancy beverage. A Beautiful Mess spices up black tea with star anise for an aromatic brew.

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Blackberry Mojito Tea Lemonade

For a fruity mocktail, The Merrythought adds blackberries, mint, and citrus to green tea.

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Rosy Love Potion

No need to grab any tea bags to make your own love potion — Healthful Pursuit mixes rosebuds with honey and lemon juice for a sweet nectar.

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