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Citrus Cranberry Tea Recipe

Citrus Cranberry Tea Recipe

Field editor Pat Habiger of Spearvile, Kansas stirs up holiday spirit with this hot brew that's full of tangy fruit flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 quarts water
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 6 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 8 cups cranberry juice
  • 4 cups orange juice
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice

Directions

  • 1. In a Dutch oven, combine the water, sugar and cinnamon. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes.
  • 2. Discard cinnamon sticks. Stir juices into syrup mixture. Serve warm. Yield: 32 servings (8 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 80 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.