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Friendship Tea Mix

Arma White combines seven simple ingredients to make a big batch of this hot spiced drink mix. "Placed in a jar and tied with pretty ribbon, this is one of my favorite gifts for neighbors," reports the Golconda, Illinois cook.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
  • Makes
    1 serving


  • 1 jar (21.1 ounces) orange breakfast drink mix
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sweetened lemonade drink mix
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened instant tea
  • 1 package (3 ounces) apricot gelatin
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 cup boiling water


  • In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 50 batches (about 5 cups total).
  • To prepare 1 cup of tea: Dissolve 4-1/2 teaspoons tea mix in boiling water; stir well.
Nutrition Facts
4-1/2 teaspoon: 75 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 6mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • bagrommet
    Dec 18, 2009

    Could not find 21 oz jar of orange drink so used 2-12 oz jars. Worked great.