Watermelon Mint Iced Tea Chick Fil A Copycat Recipe

cfa watermelon mint iced tea

I am always excited when Chick Fil A introduces new menu items . . . and especially yummy variations on their famous classic lemonade and iced tea. In 2017, Chick Fil A introduced their Watermelon Mint Lemonade,   and we loved it so much that we created our own copycat recipe that tastes like the real thing.

Watermelon Mint Lemonade Chick Fil A Recipe Copycat
Watermelon Mint Lemonade Recipe

This spring of 2023, Chick Fil A has announced that they are offering Watermelon Mint Iced Tea, Watermelon Mint Frosted Lemonade, and Watermelon Mint Sunjoy. YUM!

Copycat CFA Watermelon Mint Tea is so easy to make at home! I am making a couple of gallons for a get-together next week, and I know it will be such a treat for everyone.

What do I need to make Chick Fil A Watermelon Mint Iced Tea?

That is all. 🙂

How to make CFA watermelon mint tea:

  • Make the mint infused watermelon syrup.
  • Make the iced tea.
  • Combine.

For our Copycat Chick Fil A Watermelon Mint Lemonade, we perfected the watermelon mint syrup – which is the same syrup that we will be using to flavor our iced tea.

 

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How to make the mint infused watermelon syrup:

  1. Cut the fresh watermelon into chunks and blend until smooth.
  2. Press blended watermelon through metal sieve. Discard pulp.
  3. Add sugar to the watermelon juice and whisk until dissolved.
  4. Stir in finely chopped mint.
  5. Put in microwave on high for 6 minutes.
  6. Strain out and discard the mint leaves.

How to make the iced tea base:

  1. Bring water to a boil.
  2. Remove from heat and add tea bags.
  3. Let steep for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove the tea bags and add sugar.
  5. Stir until fully dissolved.
  6. Add ice and water and stir.

Then to complete the copycat Chick Fil A watermelon mint iced tea, you simply add the watermelon mint syrup to the iced tea base and stir. This recipe makes 1 gallon. Pour into pretty glasses over ice, and serve up this mouthwatering delicious iced tea 🙂

watermelon mint tea

Watermelon Mint Iced Tea - Copycat Chick Fil A Recipe

Yield: 1 gallon

Freshly brewed sweetened iced tea with the refreshing flavors of watermelon and mint

Ingredients

  • 10 regular sized tea bags (or 1 Lipton gallon sized bag)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 cups cold water
  • 6 cups ice
  • 1 batch Watermelon Mint Syrup
  • {For the Watermelon Mint Syrup}:
  • 4 cups watermelon from 1 seedless watermelon
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped mint
  • 1 cup sugar

Instructions

    To make Watermelon Mint Syrup:

    1. Cut watermelon into small chunks. Blend in food processor.
    2. Press blended watermelon through metal sieve. Discard pulp.
    3. Add sugar and whisk until dissolved.
    4. Stir in finely chopped mint.
    5. Put in microwave on high for 6 minutes.
    6. Strain out mint leaves and let syrup cool.

    To make Iced Tea concentrate:


    1. Bring 4 cups of water to a boil, remove from heat and add tea bags.
    2. Let tea steep for 15 minutes.
    3. Remove tea bags and add sugar to hot water.
    4. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
    5. Let cool.

    Pour iced tea concentrate into a large pitcher and add Watermelon Mint Syrup, 5 cups cold water, and 5 cups ice.
    Stir well.
    Enjoy!

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Nutrition Information
Yield 12 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 190Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 19mgCarbohydrates 49gFiber 1gSugar 42gProtein 1g
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