Tea Syrup

3 qts. boiling water
4 oz. tea bags
1/2 t. baking soda
5 lbs. sugar

In large sauce pan bring water to full rolling boil. Add tea bags and soda. Let it steep 5 mins. covered. Remove the tea bags and add sugar stirring until well dissolved. This makes one gallon of tea syrup. To serve use one measure of syrup to 4 measures of water or 3 cups syrup per gallon. When serving a large crowd allow 5-7 gallons of deluded tea per 100 people. Keeps well in refrigerator for several weeks.

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