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Hot Christmas Tea

Hot Christmas Tea

Hot Christmas Tea

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Hot Christmas Tea
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Course: BeveragesDifficulty: Easy



A special black tea flavored with spices, cranberry juice and red wine.


  • 1-1/3 cups water

  • 2-4 bags black tea

  • 1 cinnamon stick, broken

  • 3 whole cloves

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar

  • 1-1/3 cups cranberry juice cocktail

  • 1 cup Burgundy wine

  • orange, pear, or apple slices studded with cloves as garnish


  • In saucepan, bring water to boil. Add tea and spices, cover, and let stand 5 minutes. Add 2 tea bags for a lighter tea flavor or 4 for a strong tea flavor. Remove tea bags. Stir in sugar, cranberry juice, and wine. Return to medium heat and stir until sugar is dissolved and mixture is heated through. Serve in cups with fruit slices as garnish.


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Very delicious
- A Baker

- A Baker

This tea was amazing but WAY TOO MANY TEA BAGS.Tried it again with only 2 and it was really good, might only even use one next time. Used chai tea instead of black the second time, way better :)
- A Baker
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