Lemon Spiced Tea

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


8 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Cinnamon and honey really perk up the flavor of basic lemon tea. Add a splash of lemon extract to take this drink delightfully over the top. —Adeline Russell, Hartford, Wisconsin


  • 8 cups water
  • 14 lemon-flavored tea bags
  • 6 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon lemon extract, optional
  • Lemon slices and additional cinnamon sticks


  1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat; add tea bags and cinnamon sticks. Cover and steep for 6 minutes.
  2. Discard tea bags and cinnamon sticks. Stir in honey and, if desired, extract. Serve warm in mugs. Garnish with lemon slices and cinnamon sticks.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 64 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.