Spiced Mint Tea Recipe
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Spiced Mint Tea Recipe

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Ione Banks of Jefferson, Oregon sent in this delightful recipe that's sure to make teatime special. She easily dresses up homemade fresh mint tea with spices and a bit of honey.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 2 whole allspice
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • Honey, optional


  1. Place the water, cinnamon, cloves and allspice in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute. Stir in mint leaves. Remove from the heat; cover and steep for 5 minutes. Strain tea. Serve with honey if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Mint Tea in Cooking for 2

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decar48 User ID: 5127622 101543
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2011

"This recipe leaves something, or should I say, alot to be desired. I made it as stated and wouldn't bother to make it ever again."

MY REVIEW User ID: 1562421 105516
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2011

"This spicy mint tea sounds good, but there is no tea in the recipe..."

DebbiePrater User ID: 3679877 141873
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2011

"The recipe didn't say how much tea to use"

gingbaby User ID: 1949232 94073
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2011

"This recipe sounded really good. I modified it with things I had on hand and it was wonderfully refreshing. Here are my modifications:

2 cups water
1/4 t each ground cinnamon and ground allspice
stick cinnamon
Microwave 3 mins. Stir. Microwave 3 more mins
Add 2 mint tea bags
Steep 5 mins.
Add agave nectar.

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