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Sugar-Free Russian Tea Recipe

Sugar-Free Russian Tea Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Sugar-Free Russian Tea

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2011

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

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2010

"Is there tea in this drink?"

MY REVIEW
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???"

MY REVIEW
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."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2009

"Your working with sugar free and the teaspoons is correct."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2009

"Should this recipe be in cups instead of teaspoons with the teaspoon measurements for a serving?

smkjchris@yahoo.com"

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