Sugar-Free Russian Tea

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.


1/4 cup mix

Updated: Oct. 12, 2022
My mother always had Russian tea mix on hand for a quick warm-up. Our son has diabetes, so I carry on the tradition using this delicious sugar-free alternative. — Kim Marie Van Rheenen, Mendota, Illinois


  • 4-1/2 teaspoons sugar-free orange drink mix
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons Crystal Light lemonade drink mix
  • Artificial sweetener equivalent to 16 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves


  1. Combine all ingredients; mix well. Store in an airtight container. To prepare one serving, add 1/4 teaspoon of mix to 3/4 cup of hot water; stir well.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 2 calories, 1g fat, 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate, 1g protein.