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Hot Spiced Tea

 Hot Spiced Tea
This tea we serve is delightful. Everyone enjoys its spicy cranberry flavor and wonderful aroma!—Linda Ault, Newberry, Indiana
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 6 to 12 whole allspice
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 12 cups water
  • 12 individual tea bags
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice


  • Place cinnamon sticks, allspice and cloves on a double thickness of
  • cheesecloth. Bring up corners of cloth; tie with a string to form a
  • bag.
  • Place water and spice bag in a large saucepan; bring to a boil.
  • Remove from the heat. Add tea bags; cover and steep for 5 minutes.
  • Discard tea bags and spice bag. Stir in brown sugar until dissolved.
  • Add juices; heat through. Serve warm. Yield: 3 quarts.