Lemon Spiced Tea
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
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 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
- 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 64 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.