Hot Tea Recipes

Warm your bones with a cuppa! Any of these hot tea recipes, including spice tea and herbal tea recipes, are sure to do the trick.

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Slow-Cooked Chai Tea

A friend of my mother's brought chai tea to her house. She told us in India it is served every day. I had never had it before, but I liked it so much that I came up with a recipe to re-create it. —Patty Crouse, Warren, Pennsylvania

Orange Blossom Mint Refresher

I came up with this recipe because I'm not a fan of regular iced tea. This tea has the perfect...


Chilly-Day Hot Cocoa Mix

This easy-to-assemble gift is perfect for teachers, friends and neighbors. —Marie Wiersma, St. Johns, Michigan


Spiced Apple-Grape Juice

Round out any brunch with this spiced apple drink. Seasoned with cinnamon, cloves and allspice, it will wrap your guests...


Hot Spiced Wine

My friends, family and I enjoy this spiced wine during cold-winter gatherings. This warm drink will be a special treat...

Pineapple Cider Wassail

Pineapple juice prevents this hot drink from becoming overly sweet. Skip the rum—without sacrificing flavor—for a beverage that's ideal for...


Hot Cider with Orange Twists

I first tasted a steaming mug of this comforting beverage on a frigid evening. It's still a family favorite on...

Spiced Coffee

I’ve found that those who aren’t necessarily coffee fans often change their tune when they get a whiff of this...


Peachy Spiced Cider

Welcome guests with the inviting aroma of this warm beverage. I served this spiced cider at a cookie exchange and...


Honey Coffee

For a quick pick-me-up, sip this pleasantly sweet coffee, inspired by the taste of a traditional Spanish latte.—Taste of Home...


Slow-Cooked Apple Cranberry Cider

Buffets are my favorite way to feed a crowd. This fruity cider can be made ahead, then kept warm in...

Sweet Citrus Iced Tea

My family has been making iced tea this way ever since I was a child. When I recently prepared it...


Warm Pomegranate Punch

If you're looking for something special to serve on a chilly evening, try this warming punch. It has a subtle...


Ginger Tea Drink

Looking for something new and special to serve to guests? Let a soothing green tea simmer while you concentrate on...


Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Cider

Spiced with cinnamon sticks, allspice and caramel, this warm-you-up sipper will chase away winter's chill. Serve brimming mugs alongside a...


Hot Spiced Cider

Next time you're entertaining, stir up a batch of this nicely spiced apple cider. The wonderful aroma will make your...

Mexican Mocha Mix

This mix of coffee and cocoa is a wonderful alternative to traditional hot chocolate. —Maria Regakis, Somerville, Massachusetts


Iced Raspberry Tea

Frozen raspberries lend fruity flavor and lovely color to this pretty iced tea that's good throughout the year. The recipe...


Warm Cider Cranberry Punch

I first made this at an instructional cooking camp. My kids loved it so much that, for a time, they...


Bella Basil Raspberry Tea

Beautiful basil and fresh raspberries lend bright color and refreshing flavor to this grown-up iced tea. You’ll love the fun...


Iced Lemon Tea

Sugar-free lemonade drink mix is the perfect ingredient to add to traditional iced tea. It not only tastes cool and...


Coffee with Cinnamon and Cloves

A quick-and-easy, fall-flavored coffee made with instant granules. What's not to love about this special beverage? —Jill Garn, Charlotte, Michigan


Spiced Apricot Tea

Warm up a chilly winter morning by serving cups of this hot, fruity tea. It’s wonderful with scones, muffins or...


Hot Cider Punch

My hot fruit punch has been a family fave since 1993—hard to believe that we’ve loved it for 20 years!...

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Holiday Wassail

Nothing tastes like Christmas quite like a cup of this warm wassail. —Lucy Meyring, Walden, Colorado


Spiced Apricot Cider

Simmer just a few ingredients to create this hot spiced beverage. Each delicious mugful is rich with apricot flavor. —Connie...


Hot Apple Punch

With its soothing cinnamon seasoning, this fresh and flavorful apple punch is a must for Christmastime.


Lemony Pineapple Iced Tea

I like to garnish this iced tea with some of our sweet Hawaiian pineapple. —Beverly Toomey, Honolulu, Hawaii


Hot Fruit Punch

You don’t need a special occasion to serve this warming drink. It’s great after a football game or fall hayride....


Hot Tomato Drink

This recipe came from a friend at least 25 years ago. It is simple to make and keeps well in...