Spiced Tea Mix is perfect for gift giving during the holidays or for just sipping a cup of this orange-cinnamon-clove spiced tea by the Christmas tree!
One of the Christmas memories I hold dear is the Spiced Tea Mix my Mom makes to give to friends and family! It’s so easy to make! Sitting in front of our Christmas tree, enjoying the lights and ornaments, while sipping a mug of this hot, fragrant orange-cinnamon-clove spiced tea is something I always enjoy!
This recipe makes approximately 36 ounces of spiced tea mix. I filled 3 pint sized jars… 1 jar to keep, and 2 jars to give away as gifts. I’ve heard it called “Russian Tea” before, but have NO CLUE why. Maybe people are “rushin” to drink it? (Get it? My complete fail at a joke). My apologies. Whatever you call this tea, just make it. It’s delicious!
Ingredients Used To Make Spiced Tea Mix
Here are the ingredients for the spice tea mix shown in a large bowl before being combined. They include Tang orange powdered drink mix, lemonade, instant tea, sugar, cinnamon and cloves.
Shown in the photo below are the ingredients for the spiced tea mix after they have been mixed together.
This next photo shows what the spiced tea mix looks like, once poured into jars. It looks pretty cool. The different layers of spices give each jar a unique look!
Spiced Tea Mix Is A Great Gift For Family And Friends
I enjoy giving his simple “homemade with love” Spiced Tea Mix as a gift to friends or family members. Place a simple bow on top, attach a cute gift card, and you will have a special homemade food gift for those you love!
Enjoy A Mug Of Hot Spiced Tea
When ready to enjoy a hot mug of this delicious spiced tea, stir 2 Tablespoons of the spiced tea mix into a mug of boiling water, stir until the sugar has dissolved and take a big sip! It’s perfect, and is filled with great flavor!
The mug in this photo (below) belonged to my mother-in-law and is special to me. She passed away and went to her heavenly home a few years ago. She is missed during the holidays, but she is thought of often, especially when I enjoy a hot delicious drink out of her old coffee mug.
I really wish you could smell AND taste this delicious drink. It’s so warm with spices, and full of citrus flavor! Hope you will consider making up a batch of spiced tea mix for your family and other loved ones this holiday season!
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Recipe Source: My Mom (years and years and years ago)
- 27 ounces Tang Instant Orange Drink Powder
- 3 oz. Powdered Lemonade Mix
- 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup instant tea granules
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
- Stir all ingredients together in large bowl until completely mixed.
Store spiced tea mix in covered, airtight container.
- Place 2 rounded Tablespoons mix into a mug of boiling water. Stir well. Enjoy!
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