Hot Spiced Lemon Drink
I received this recipe from a lady in our church who is an excellent cook. She has shared several slow-cooker recipes with us. We really enjoy the sweet-tangy flavor of this warm citrus punch. —Mandy Wright, Springville, Utah
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours
Makesabout 3 quarts
- 2-1/2 quarts water
- 2 cups sugar
- 1-1/2 cups orange juice
- 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/4 cup pineapple juice
- 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
- 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
- In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the water, sugar and juices. Place cinnamon stick and cloves on a double thickness of cheesecloth; bring up corners of cloth and tie with kitchen string to form a bag. Place in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 2-3 hours or until heated through. Discard spice bag.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 149 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Hot Spiced Lemon Drink in Quick Cooking September/October 2004
Dec 26, 2015
great change from hot apple cider. good for colds when you want something warm and lemony flavored
Jan 29, 2015
A nice change from the traditional hot apple cider! Great flavor, will make this recipe again.