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Sugar-Free Russian Tea Recipe
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Sugar-Free Russian Tea Recipe

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Relates Mendota, Illinois field editor Kim Marie Van Rheenen, "My mother always had Russian tea mix on hand for a quick warm-up. OUr son has diabetes, so I carry on the tradition using this delicious sugar-free alternative."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 teaspoons sugar-free orange drink mix
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons Crystal Light lemonade drink mix
  • Artificial sweetener equivalent to 16 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

Nutritional Facts

One 3/4-cup serving equals 2 calories, trace sodium, 0 cholesterol, trace carbohydrate, trace protein, trace fat. Diabetic Exchange: Free.

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients; mix well. Store in an airtight container. To prepare one serving, add 1/4 teaspoon of mix to 3/4 cup of hot water; stir well. Yield: 1/4 cup mix.
Originally published as Sugar-Free Russian Tea in Taste of Home December/January 1999, p17

Nutritional Facts

One 3/4-cup serving equals 2 calories, trace sodium, 0 cholesterol, trace carbohydrate, trace protein, trace fat. Diabetic Exchange: Free.

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Reviewed Oct. 2, 2011

The old version has tea in it. I'm guessing she forgot it.

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Reviewed Jan. 28, 2010

Is there tea in this drink?

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Reviewed Jan. 25, 2010

This is a great recipe. My mother gave me this recipe many years ago. I used Tang sometimes... Love it ...Hot OR Cold.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2010

Why is this called "tea" when there is no tea in the recipe???

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Reviewed Dec. 29, 2009

THANK YOU FOR TAKING THE TIME TO MAKE THIS RECIPE SUGAR-FREE; I HAVE THE OLD VERSION, AND HATE ALL THAT SUGAR! THIS IS YUMMY AND OH SO COMFORTING, AND BETTER FOR YOU THAN THE OLD RECIPE.

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