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Bourbon Peach Tea

Peach tea made with real, ripe peaches is mixed with bourbon for a cocktail that is perfect for sharing (or not).
Course Beverage - Cocktail
Cuisine American - Southern
Keyword bourbon, peaches, pitcher drink, summer recipes, sweet tea
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
chilling time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 397kcal
Author Marye Audet-White

Ingredients

For the peach puree

  • 1 pound peaches the riper the better
  • ¾ cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean split lengthwise

For the tea

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 gallon water
  • cup loose tea or 4 family sized tea bags

Drinks

  • 8 ounces bourbon
  • 4 ounces Peach Schnapps
  • cups peach puree
  • 3 cups tea recipe above
  • Ice
  • peaches sliced for garnish
  • lemon sliced for garnish

Instructions

For the peach puree –

  • Mix the ingredients together.
  • Cover tightly and keep in the refrigerator overnight.
  • Next day the sugar will be dissolved and the mixture will be juicy.
  • Remove the vanilla bean.
  • Blend the peach mixture until smooth.
  • Store tightly covered in the refrigerator.

For the tea

  • Put the water in a large pot.
  • Add the sugar and bring just to the boiling point, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  • Immediately remove from the heat.
  • Stir in the tea or add tea bags.
  • Steep tea bags for 5 minutes or loose leaf tea for 3.
  • Remove tea bags or strain the loose leaf.
  • Pour tea into a pitcher and let come to room temperature before adding ice.

For the Cocktails

  • Fill a glasses with ice.
  • Add the bourbon, peach puree, Peach Schnapps, and tea to a large pitcher.
  • Stir to blend and add the peach slices and lemon to garnish.
  • Pour into glasses and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 397kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 78g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 3.7mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.3mg