Cranberry Tea

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


18 cups (1-1/2 quarts concentrate)

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
This colorful tea with its sweet spicy flavor is a great winter warmer-upper. The aroma is sure to bring guests to the table! —Kathy Traetow, Waverly, Iowa


  • 1 bottle (32 ounces) cranberry juice
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 can (6 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 3/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate
  • 1/3 cup red-hot candies
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 whole cloves


  1. In a 3-qt. saucepan, combine all ingredients; bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove cinnamon and cloves.
  2. To serve, mix 1 cup concentrate and 2 cups water; heat through. Store concentrate in a covered container in the refrigerator.