• White tea comes from immature tea leaves and buds that are simply steamed then dried. This minimal processing gives white tea its pale color and sweet flavor. It is available in some supermarkets, tea stores and online specialty stores.
Simple Syrup: Place 1 cup each sugar and water in small saucepan on medium heat. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 3 minutes, stirring to dissolve sugar. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Sweeten tea with 2 tablespoons Simple Syrup per 1 cup tea. For Southern-style sweet tea, increase Simple Syrup to 1/4 cup.