Spiced tea recipe

Jan 30, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. ET

Spiced tea will permeate your senses with the flavors and aromas of winter. Orange, lemon and hints of cinnamon and clove make this tea a relaxing evening alternative to coffee or cocoa. 

Spiced tea

The best part of this cozy beverage is how quickly it comes together. Make up a quick cup to enjoy on your morning commute or put the whole batch in a dressed-up jar to give as a gift. It works with regular tea or decaf!

After you have the instant spiced tea recipe mixed, just put a heaping spoonful in a mug of boiling hot water, stir and enjoy!


  • 1-1/2 cups instant tea
  • 2 cups orange drink mix
  • 1 packet lemon drink mix
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Mix all ingredients until well combined.
  2. Store in a canister with an airtight seal.
  3. To make one cup of tea, stir one or two teaspoons into a cup of hot water and enjoy.

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