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Merry Christmas Tea

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


9 servings (2-1/4 quarts)

Updated: Nov. 08, 2022
This sweet-tart tea from our Test Kitchen has plenty of refreshing pomegranate flavor. Serve warm mugs to holiday guests coming in from the cold. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
Merry Christmas Tea Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/3 cup minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches), crushed
  • 8 cups pomegranate juice
  • 2 cups water
  • 12 Raspberry Zinger tea bags
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • Optional: Pomegranate seeds and orange wedges


  1. Place ginger and cinnamon sticks on a double thickness of cheesecloth. Bring up corners of cloth; tie with a string to form a bag. Set aside.
  2. Place juice and water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from the heat. Add tea bags and spice bag; cover and steep for 8 minutes. Discard tea bags and spice bag; stir in honey. Serve warm. If desired, serve with pomegranate seeds, orange wedges and additional cinnamon sticks.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 163 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 27mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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