Hot Tea Recipes

Warm your bones with a cuppa! Any of these hot tea recipes, including spice tea and herbal tea recipes, are sure to do the trick.

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How to Steep Tea

It's time to cozy up and learn how to steep tea. We'll tell you how to make a cup (or a pot) of your favorite chai, green tea or breakfast blend.

Pumpkin Chai Latte

This pumpkin chai latte is so good that we enjoy it year-round. It's fabulous because it features bold chai, spicy...



Bourbon Chocolate Pumpkin Latte

I created this by adapting two of my favorite recipes. It's the perfect beverage to warm you up at a...


Stovetop Hot Chocolate

1 review

My mom created this stovetop hot chocolate recipe to serve large groups of carolers and frozen sledders. I take it...

Slow-Cooked Chai Tea

A friend brought chai tea over to my mother’s house. She told us that in India it is served every...


Warm Spiced Chai

My wife loves chai, but I have never been satisfied with any of the store-bought mixes, so I created my...

Hazelnut Mocha Coffee

For special occasions, this chocolaty brew will be the talk of the town. You can make the chocolate mixture a...


Good-Night Santa Cappuccino Mix

What's not to like about having a great cappuccino mix on-hand? I like to bag some up for gift-giving during...


Iced Strawberry Tea

5 reviews

Strawberry season here coincides with the herald of the first day of summer and the conclusion of our school year....


Berry Berry Lemonade

1 review

We serve this refreshing tea daily on our U-pick organic blueberry farm and get rave reviews and requests for the...

Lemon-Orange Iced Tea

1 review

"I finally hit on a recipe for iced tea that doesn't have the aftertaste of artificial sweetener," relates Dawn Lowenstein...


Honey-Citrus Iced Tea

A frozen orange or lemon slice in the glass looks pretty and helps keep this refreshing punch nice and cold....


Hibiscus Iced Tea

1 review

This calorie and caffeine-free tea has a delightful rosy color.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin


Honey-Pear Iced Tea

Take summery iced tea into fall and winter by stirring in pear nectar and adding a fresh pear slice to...


Iced Honeydew Mint Tea

I grow mint in the garden on my balcony. For this tea, I blend two of my favorite beverages—Moroccan mint...

Summertime Fruit Tea

2 reviews

Pineapple-orange juice gives ordinary iced fruit tea a refreshing citrus flavor. It never lasts long, so I keep plenty of...


Sweet Tea Boysenberry Shandy

I love an ice-cold beer on a hot summer day. I also love sweet tea, so one day I got...


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Chai Tea Latte

64 reviews

My family loves this comforting chai tea latte recipe, especially on cold days instead of cocoa or when they're feeling...


Lemon Spiced Tea

Cinnamon and honey really perk up the flavor of basic lemon tea. Add a splash of lemon extract to take...


Chocolate-Caramel Rum Coffee

1 review

This decadent coffee drink can stand alone as a final course or as a delightful complement to any chocolate or...


Butterscotch Hot Cocoa

1 review

Most people are used to adding mint flavoring to their hot cocoa. But my family favors this version, which calls...


Agua de Jamaica

1 review

This agua de Jamaica recipe features an iced tea made from hibiscus—tart and deep red like cranberry juice. Add rum...


Lemony Pineapple Iced Tea

1 review

I like to garnish this iced tea with some of our sweet Hawaiian pineapple. —Beverly Toomey, Honolulu, Hawaii


Pineapple Iced Tea

5 reviews

We have a large family, so we go through beverages quickly at our house. This thirst-quenching tea is simple to...

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Fireside Glogg

An aromatic blend of spices flavors this superb Scandinavian beverage. It is served warmed, and its sweet, fruity taste will...


Touch-of-Mint Iced Tea

1 review

My family loves the mild mint and lemon flavors in this iced tea. It's a wonderful alternative to soft drinks.—Martha...


Autumn Tea

8 reviews

I've been serving beverages made with various flavors of tea at gatherings, and people are always surprised by the results....


Lemonade Iced Tea

13 reviews

I have always loved iced tea with lemon, and this irresistible thirst-quencher takes it one step further. The lemonade gives...


Spiced Iced Tea

1 review

This was my mom's iced tea recipe, which had a special spot in our refrigerator on hot summer days. I...


Refreshing Raspberry Iced Tea

This recipe makes a gallon, so it's a great choice for a springtime party when you have a medium-size crowd....