Hot Spiced Tea Recipe(Christmas Tea Party)

Christmas Tea Party


2 cinnamon sticks
6 to 12 whole allspice
1 teaspoon whole cloves
12 cups water
12 individual tea bags
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup cranberry juice
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup lemon juice

TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  1. Place cinnamon sticks, allspice and cloves on a double thickness of cheesecloth. Bring up corners of cloth; tie with a string to form a bag.
  2. Place water and spice bag in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from the heat. Add tea bags; cover and steep for 5 minutes. Discard tea bags and spice bag. Stir in brown sugar until dissolved. Add juices; heat through. Serve warm. Yield: 3 quarts.