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Lemon Spiced Tea Recipe

Lemon Spiced Tea Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 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.

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.