Russian Tea I

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"This is a fragrant hot beverage tailor-made for the holidays. The scent of cloves and cinnamon will perfume your home."
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servings 188 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 188 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 48g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Remove from heat, then stir in ground cinnamon, ground ginger, allspice, and ground cloves. Allow mixture to steep for 10 minutes.
  2. Prepare frozen orange juice concentrate according to the directions on the can.
  3. Dissolve 1 cup of sugar in 1 cup of water, and stir into spice mixture. Mix in orange juice, lemon juice, and 5 cups water. Heat through. Serve with a garnish of orange zest.



Why Russian? Why Tea? We don't have such tea in Russia... But! If instead of water you use RED WINE and instead of frozen orange juice you use slices of fresh orange, it will become a recipe of ...

Where is the tea??

I grew up enjoying a similar recipe. Instead of water we used weak tea. I now make with green tea and honey as the sweetner to taste, but much less sweet than I had as a kid. Don't know about au...

I am Russian and have never even heard about a drink like this. I didn't try making it, so can't comment on the flavor (the recipe actually looks great!), but if you want to impress a Russian gu...

good i dont undersatand how this is tea and much better with freshly chopped ginger and lime instead of lemon

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