Hot Spiced Tea

Make your holiday season a littler merrier with a festive, warm beverage – Hot Spiced Tea! Perfect for enjoying with friends, or while decorating your tree, this recipe is the perfect Merry Christmas drink, and will leave a delicious aroma throughout your whole house!

 You Will Need:

{4} Quarts Water

{6} Tea Bags

{1.5} Cups Pineapple Juice

{6} Ounces Frozen Orange Juice

{1/2} Cup Lemon Juice

{3} Cinnamon Sticks

{2} Teaspoons Whole Cloves

{1} Cup Sugar

Cheesecloth

In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Meanwhile, tightly wrap cloves and cinnamon sticks in cheesecloth.

Add tea bags and cheesecloth and remove from heat. Let steep, covered, for 20 minutes. 

Stir in pineapple juice, orange juice, lemon juice, and sugar {to taste}. 

Cook over medium low heat for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to low and keep warm until ready to serve. 

When ready to serve, pour into mugs and garnish with cinnamon sticks or lemon slices, if desired.

 Cheers and Merry Christmas!

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8 Comments

  1. Mandy
    December 7, 2011 / 2:45 pm

    Yum! This sounds amazing! I love tea so I will definately be trying this!

  2. May
    December 7, 2011 / 2:47 pm

    Makes me feel cozy 🙂 Wish I was there sharing a cup with you!

  3. the girl in the red shoes
    December 7, 2011 / 2:51 pm

    Yum! Thanks for sharing this…I'll have to try it out this weekend!

  4. Brynn Wilson
    December 7, 2011 / 2:58 pm

    thank you for getting us in the holiday spirit 🙂 very yummy recipe!!!

  5. Kate @ Daffodils
    December 7, 2011 / 4:53 pm

    Yum! That looks perfect for a cold day!

  6. mary kate
    December 7, 2011 / 4:54 pm

    that sounds so yummy! going to have to try it sometime soon.

  7. ms.composure
    December 7, 2011 / 8:19 pm

    mmmm looks amazing! def gonna have to try ithttp://infinitelifefitness.comhttp://mscomposure.blogspot.com

  8. natasha {schue love}
    December 14, 2011 / 3:43 am

    I will definitely be indulging in tea this season so thank you for linking this awesome recipe up today!! 🙂

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