Hot Cranberry Tea Recipe
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Cinnamon-infused cranberries combine with orange and lemon juices for a not-too-sweet beverage. The crimson color is perfect for the holiday season.—Sarah Dennis Scott, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 quarts water
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

In a Dutch oven, combine the water, cranberries and cinnamon. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until berries pop, stirring occasionally.
Remove from the heat. Discard cinnamon. Strain cranberry mixture through a cheesecloth-lined colander. Return to Dutch oven. Stir in the sugar, orange juice and lemon juice; heat through. Serve warm. Yield: 12 servings (3 quarts).
Originally published as Hot Cranberry Tea in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2010, p115

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 149 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

  • 3 quarts water
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  1. In a Dutch oven, combine the water, cranberries and cinnamon. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until berries pop, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove from the heat. Discard cinnamon. Strain cranberry mixture through a cheesecloth-lined colander. Return to Dutch oven. Stir in the sugar, orange juice and lemon juice; heat through. Serve warm. Yield: 12 servings (3 quarts).
Originally published as Hot Cranberry Tea in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2010, p115

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