- 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
- 10 whole cloves
- 3 cups water
- 2 individual tea bags
- 3 cups apricot nectar
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- Place cinnamon and cloves on a double thickness of cheesecloth. Gather corners of cloth to enclose spices; tie securely with string.
- Place water and spice bag in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Add tea bags; steep, covered, about 5 minutes according to taste. Discard tea and spice bags.
- Add remaining ingredients to tea; heat through, stirring to dissolve sugar. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Reviews forSpiced Apricot Tea
"Omitted spices. The tea had a rich apricot flavor. I also tried sour cherry juice and it was just as good as with the apricot nectar. However, it could use a little less lemon juice."