GOVERNOR'S MANSION SUMMER PEACH TEA PUNCHMakes: 2 gal.
6 family-size tea bags
3 cups loosely packed fresh mint leaves
2 (33.8-oz.) bottles peach nectar
1 (12-oz.) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
1 cup Simple Sugar Syrup
1 (2-liter) bottle ginger ale, chilled
1 (2-liter) bottle club soda, chilled
Garnishes: fresh peach wedges, kumquat slices
Bring 8 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add tea bags and mint leaves.
Boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Cover and steep 10 minutes.
Discard tea bags and mint. Pour into a 1-gal. container; add peach nectar, lemonade concentrate, and Simple Sugar Syrup. Cover and chill 8 to 24 hours.
Pour chilled tea mixture into Beverage Jar. Stir in ginger ale and club soda just before serving. Serve over ice
Simple Sugar SyrupMakes: 2 gal.
2 cups sugar
Bring sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Boil, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and mixture is clear.
Cool to room temperature (about 30 minutes). Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.
Thanks Ballard Designs for this great recipe!!!