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Merry Christmas Tea

 Merry Christmas Tea
This sweet-tart tea from our Test Kitchen has plenty of refreshing pomegranate flavor. Serve warm mugs to holiday guests coming in from the cold. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
9 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1/3 cup minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches), crushed
  • 8 cups pomegranate juice
  • 2 cups water
  • 12 individual Raspberry Zinger tea bags
  • 1/3 cup honey


  • Place ginger and cinnamon sticks on a double thickness of
  • cheesecloth. Bring up corners of cloth; tie with a string to form a
  • bag. Set aside.
  • Place juice and water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove
  • from the heat. Add tea bags and spice bag; cover and steep for 8
  • minutes. Discard tea bags and spice bag; stir in honey. Serve warm.
  • Yield: 9 servings (2-1/4 quarts).
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 163 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 27 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.