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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Lemony Iced Tea

This beverage is one of our favorites to serve during the hot humid summer months. We keep a jug in the refrigerator ready to serve for family and guests.

Lemon Thyme Green Tea

Fresh sprigs of lemon thyme make this citrusy tea so refreshing—it’s like sipping summer from a cup. My family and...


Sweet Citrus Iced Tea

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


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...


Refreshing Citrus Iced Tea

I found this refreshing iced tea recipe in a 1932 women's magazine that my grandmother had. The lime adds a...

Orange Pineapple Drink

Pineapple and cinnamon complement each other in this warm beverage from Roxanna Colon of Norco, Louisiana. "With pretty orange slices,...


Hot Cranberry Citrus Drink

This lovely rosy drink, with its appealing fresh fruit flavor, is not too sweet or too tart. I sometimes serve...

Hot Buttered Lemonade

Since my husband had fond childhood memories of this winter warmer-upper, I simmered up a batch. It's delicious, simple to...


Lemon Grape Cooler

"While on vacation, we sampled this refreshing grape beverage that has hints of lemon and tea," relates Delores George of...


Lemon Cider

With a quick wave of your kitchen "wand", you can conjure up a beverage that's ripe with flavor. "I got...


Lemon Basil Tea

Our Test Kitchen experts sure know how to brew a great cup of tea! Infused with basil and lemon, this...

Honey-Citrus Iced Tea

A frozen orange or lemon slice in the glass looks pretty and helps keep this refreshing punch nice and cold....


Lemon Lime Almond Tea

I got this delicious tea recipe from a friend and make it about twice a week. It's such a refreshing...


Spiced Lemonade

Serve this drink over ice in summer or warmed in winter - it's always refreshing. If you have a cold,...


Warm Spiced Citrus Punch

I serve this drink every year during the holidays. It’s one of my most requested recipes. It can be doubled...


Spiced Citrus Cider

What could be better than sipping a tangy cup of this hot cider on a cold winter day? It sure...

Citrus Tea with Tarragon

This citrusy tea accented with tarragon is the perfect way to warm up a chilly winter's afternoon. For a special...


Apple Citrus Cider

Patricia Aurand of Findlay, Ohio shares her warm, comforting cider with a twist of pineapple and citrus that's just perfect...


Citrus Wassail

I found this healthy wassail recipe in a cookbook. My daughter first prepared it to go with our day-after-Thanksgiving leftovers...


Lemon Spiced Tea

Cinnamon and honey really perk up the flavor of basic lemon tea. Add a splash of lemon extract to take...


Hot Spiced Lemon Drink

I received this recipe from a lady in our church who is an excellent cook. She has shared several slow-cooker...


Citrus Cranberry Tea

Field editor Pat Habiger of Spearvile, Kansas stirs up holiday spirit with this hot brew that's full of tangy fruit...


Citrus Iced Tea

I catered for 5 years, and this was by far my most-requested beverage recipe. Fresh citrus juice makes it special....


Orange Tea

My children always appreciated a hot cup of this beverage after walking home from school. The tea is refreshing and...

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Citrus Tea Punch

I have been making this punch for over 40 years; my mother made it before I did. As soon as...


Citrus Spiced Coffee

Rouse sleepyheads out of bed with big cups of this anything-but-average cup of joe from our Test Kitchen. Brewed with...