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Arnold Palmer

How to make the perfect Arnold Palmer (Half Lemonade, Half Tea). not too sweet, just refreshing and crisp!
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings


  • 4 cups water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 4 cups ice


  • Begin by pouring one tea kettle full of boiling water over 4 black tea bags and let steep for 10 minutes. Then dispose of the bags. 
  • Heat ½ cup of sugar and ½ cup of water until the water dissolves. Let cool for 10 minutes. 
  • Juice enough lemons for 1 cup of juice (and zest one of the lemons)
  • Pour steeped tea into pitcher, along with sugar syrup and stir to combine. Then add in lemon juice and zest. 
  • Add 4 cups of ice and stir. Serve in a tall glass.