Spiced Apricot Tea Recipe
Warm up a chilly winter morning by serving cups of this hot, fruity tea. It’s wonderful with scones, muffins or other breakfast treats. —Mary Houchin, Lebanon, Illinois
- 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
- 10 whole cloves
- 3 cups water
- 2 individual tea bags
- 3 cups apricot nectar
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1. Place cinnamon and cloves on a double thickness of cheesecloth. Gather corners of cloth to enclose spices; tie securely with string.
- 2. Place water and spice bag in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Add tea bags; steep, covered, about 5 minutes according to taste. Discard tea and spice bags.
- 3. Add remaining ingredients to tea; heat through, stirring to dissolve sugar. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
1 cup equals 159 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.
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