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Close-up of a Mason Jar of Strawberry Vanilla Sweet Tea with two straws

Strawberry Vanilla Sweet Tea

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 5 servings
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: American


This Strawberry Vanilla Sweet Tea is the perfect summer drink to sip on! It’s super refreshing, full of strawberry & vanilla flavor, and low in calories! What’s not to love?


  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup Equal Spoonful
  • 2 cups strawberry halves
  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • 7 regular sized tea bags
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


1. In a medium saucepan, bring water, Equal Spoonful and strawberries to a boil.
2. Simmer, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.
3. Remove syrup from the heat and allow to cool for about 20 minutes.
4. Strain strawberry syrup and discard strawberries.
5. To make the tea, bring the water to a boil in a medium sized pot.
6. Add the tea bags and remove the pot from the heat. Allow the tea to steep and cool to room temperature, about 20 minutes.
7. Remove the tea bags and discard.
8. Pour the tea, vanilla and strawberry syrup into a pitcher and refrigerate until ready to serve.


  • Serving Size: 1 glass
  • Calories: 23
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 6.4 mg
  • Fat: 0.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.7 g
  • Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 0.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg