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Friendship Tea Mix Recipe

Arma White combines seven simple ingredients to make a big batch of this hot spiced drink mix. "Placed in a jar and tied with pretty ribbon, this is one of my favorite gifts for neighbors," reports the Golconda, Illinois cook.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:50 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 jar (21.1 ounces) orange breakfast drink mix
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sweetened lemonade drink mix
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened instant tea
  • 1 package (3 ounces) apricot gelatin
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 cup boiling water

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 50 batches (about 5 cups total).
  • 2. To prepare 1 cup of tea: Dissolve 4-1/2 teaspoons tea mix in boiling water; stir well. Yield: 1 serving.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4.000-1/2 teaspoons) equals 75 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 6 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.