Easy peach sweet tea recipe that is great for summer sipping or the Kentucky Derby

Spiked Peach Sweet Tea

This Spiked Peach Sweet Tea is the most perfect Southern cocktail and it's perfect for your Kentucky Derby party! Spike this classic iced peach tea with whisky for a delicious drink!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 146kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 bags tea
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 standard can of peaches drained
  • whiskey (optional)


  • Heat water with tea bags according to instructions on tea bags.
  • Add a cup of sugar to a large pourable mixing bowl or pitcher. Pour tea over sugar and stir.
  • Puree peaches in a food processor. {You can substitute peach puree found in a can}
  • Blend peaches with tea. Allow to come to room temperature or transfer to a plastic pitcher and refrigerate or add ice to cool.


  • Make¬†ahead¬†- best within 24 hours, but keeps 3 days covered in the refrigerator.
  • To get the best flavor, let your teabags steep in the water for about 15 minutes before removing them and blending in the peaches.
  • Be sure to blend your peaches really well so that the combine with the tea easily and there aren't any lumps.


Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 139IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg