Lemon Spiced Tea Recipe
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Adding cinnamon and honey really perks up the flavor of basic lemon tea. Add a splash of lemon extract to take this drink delightfully over the top. —Adeline Russell, Hartford, Wisconsin
Recommended: 28 Slow Cooker Drinks
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 7 lemon-flavored tea bags
  • 3 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract, optional
  • Lemon slices and additional cinnamon sticks

Directions

In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat; add tea bags and cinnamon sticks. Cover and steep for 6 minutes.
Discard tea bags and cinnamon sticks. Stir in honey and extract if desired. Serve warm in mugs. Garnish with lemon slices and cinnamon sticks. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Spiced Tea in Simple & Delicious February/March 2011, p21

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 64 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 7 lemon-flavored tea bags
  • 3 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract, optional
  • Lemon slices and additional cinnamon sticks
  1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat; add tea bags and cinnamon sticks. Cover and steep for 6 minutes.
  2. Discard tea bags and cinnamon sticks. Stir in honey and extract if desired. Serve warm in mugs. Garnish with lemon slices and cinnamon sticks. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Spiced Tea in Simple & Delicious February/March 2011, p21

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