Recipes and Cooking Garden Tea Punch 3.9 (8) Try different mint flavors, such as spearmint, apple, orange, and peppermint, in this fizzy fruit and tea punch. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 15 mins Stand Time: 20 mins Chill Time: 2 hrs Total Time: 2 hrs 35 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 6 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup water ⅓ cup sugar 1 ½ tablespoon snipped fresh mint ½ cup orange juice ¼ cup lemon juice 1 cup strong brewed tea ½ 1 bottle club soda, chilled Fresh mint leaves or rose, calendula, or pansy petals (optional) Ice cubes Directions In a large stainless-steel or nonreactive saucepan combine the water, sugar, and snipped mint. Bring to boiling; remove from heat and let steep for 20 minutes. Place a sieve lined with 100-percent-cotton cheesecloth over a pitcher or small punch bowl. Strain mixture through the sieve; discard any solids. Add tea, orange juice, and lemon juice to the mixture, stirring to mix. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours. Just before serving, slowly pour chilled club soda into mixture; stir gently. If desired, sprinkle with mint leaves. Serve punch over ice. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 42 Calories 11g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 42 % Daily Value * Sodium 15mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 11g 4% Vitamin C 11.2mg 56% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.