Make your own Copycat Lipton Citrus Green Tea

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Make your own Copycat Lipton Citrus Green Tea

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My son loves those Lipton ready-made green teas with the citrus flavors, but at about $1.20 per bottle, I thought we could do better. Here’s what we like to use instead, which costs us about twenty cents per 12-oz. serving.

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We buy the syrups inexpensively at a restaurant supply store – at about $3.50 per 750 ml. Alternatively, if you don’t have access to an affordable restaurant supply store in your area, you could always make your own flavored syrups.

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Copycat Lipton Citrus Green Tea

You’ll Need:
1 Lipton green tea bag
1-1/2 tsp orange syrup, such as Davinci’s, or to taste
1-1/2 tsp lemon syrup, such as Davinci’s, or to taste

Brew the tea as directed and allow to cool. To a large glass, fill with ice, add both of the syrups, then fill with the brewed tea. If you’d like this mixture can be carbonated with a soda machine as well.

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Lipton Diet Citrus Green Tea

You’ll Need:
4 cups boiling water
2 Lipton green tea bags
2 1/2 teaspoons Equal (the equivalent in packets is 10)
1 1/4 teaspoons True Lime
1/4 teaspoon orange extract

Pour the boiling water over the tea bags and allow the bags to steep for 1 hour.

Remove the tea bags, combine the tea, equal, true lime and orange extract, whisking to dissolve the Equal. Serve over ice or chill well prior to serving. (makes 1 quart)

Copycat Lipton Citrus Green Tea Keto Version

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You’ll Need:
4 cups boiling water
2 Lipton green tea bags
1/3 c. + 1 Tbs + 1 tsp Bocha Sweet
1 1/4 teaspoons True Lime
1/4 teaspoon orange extract

Pour the boiling water over the tea bags and allow the bags to steep for 1 hour.

Remove the tea bags, combine the tea, equal, true lime and orange extract, whisking to dissolve the Equal. Serve over ice or chill well prior to serving. (makes 1 quart)

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2 Comments

  1. I wish this article included the links to where to buy the syrup. I found a seller and they wanted $20 shipping for a liter. This article don’t help without that information.

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