Instant Spiced Tea Mix Recipe
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Instant Spiced Tea Mix Recipe

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Perfect for a gift or to keep on hand when friends stop by, this versatile mix can be served hot or cold. "This was my grandma's favorite tea mixture," says Julie Dvornicky of Broadview Heights, Ohio. "The blend of ingredients makes it one of a kind!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:72 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 72 servings


  • 8 cups sweetened lemonade mix
  • 1 cup orange breakfast drink mix
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened instant tea
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 110 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 6mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 9 cups
  2. To prepare 1 gallon iced tea: Dissolve 2 cups of tea mix in 1 gallon of water; stir well. Serve over ice. Yield: 16 servings.
  3. To prepare 1 cup hot tea: Dissolve 2 tablespoons of tea mix in 1 cup of boiling water; stir well. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Spiced Tea Mix in Taste of Home February/March 2004, p53

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Bean Q User ID: 4900811 130252
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2011

"Too much lemonade not enough tea or orange flavor"

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