Boil 2 cups of water.Heat water on the stovetop or in an electric kettle with a temperature setting. Set the water temperature to 180°F if using the electric kettle. On the stovetop, boil water then wait 2-3 minutes for the water to cool to bring down the water temperature. Filtered water will make a better tasting iced tea.
Combine hot water and tea bag into a pitcher.1 Luzianne family size iced tea bag makes 4 cups of iced tea.
Steep tea bag for 5 minutes then discard tea bag.
Add sugar and stir until dissolved.
Add 2 cups of cold water into the pitcher.
Chill tea in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.Leave in refrigerator for 1-2 hours to completely chill.
Pour tea into cups with ice.Optional: Add lemon slices in each cup.
To make 4 cups (1 quart): 4 cups water + 1 Luzianne Family Size Tea Bag (or 4 regular tea bags) + 1/4 cup sugar To make 8 cups (2 quarts): 8 cups water + 2 Luzianne Family Size Tea Bags (or 8 regular tea bags)+ 1/2 cup sugarTo make 16 cups (1 gallon): 16 cups water + 4 Luzianne Family Size Tea Bags (or 16 regular tea bags) + 1 cup sugar