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Spiced Apricot Tea

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

6 servings

Warm up a chilly winter morning by serving cups of this hot, fruity tea. It’s wonderful with scones, muffins or other breakfast treats. —Mary Houchin, Lebanon, Illinois
Spiced Apricot Tea Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 10 whole cloves
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tea bags
  • 3 cups apricot nectar
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

Directions

  1. Place cinnamon and cloves on a double thickness of cheesecloth. Gather corners of cloth to enclose spices; tie securely with string.
  2. 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.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to tea; heat through, stirring to dissolve sugar. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 159 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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