How to Make Lemon Tea

Studio Shot of tea with lemon
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Ratings (22)
  • Total: 7 mins
  • Prep: 2 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: 4 Cups (2 Servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
3 Calories
0g Fat
1g Carbs
0g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Lemon tea is perfect for chilly nights and of course, not so bad if you have come down with a cold. The secret of the flavor is in how the tea is made - you will notice there is no need to add lemon when serving.


  • 4 tea bags
  • 2 teaspoons of grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 4 cups boiling water

Steps to Make It

  1. Boil water. 

  2. Add lemon peel, lemon juice, and tea bags.

  3. Allow steeping for 10 minutes.

  4. Serve hot and add milk or sugar. For a variation, try adding vanilla sugar!