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Instant Spiced Tea

For a fun holiday hostess gift, pour this festive blend into a decorated 12-ounce jelly jar. The recipe, from field editor Shirley Heston of Pickerington, Ohio, makes enough to fill two jars.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    3 cups mix (48 servings)


  • 2 cups orange breakfast drink mix
  • 1 cup unsweetened instant tea
  • 1/3 cup sweetened lemonade drink mix
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves


  • In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients. Store in an airtight container.
  • For one serving: Pour 1 cup boiling water into a mug; stir in 1 tablespoon tea mix until dissolved.
Nutrition Facts
1 tablespoon: 40 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • Julie
    Apr 29, 2020

    I made this recipe today. For my taste it is a little heavy on cloves and not quite sweet enough. Next time I'll cut the cloves in half and increase the sugar quite a bit. May increase the cinnamon a smidge too. ;) Thank you for giving me somewhere to start on a "Constant Comment" style mix!

  • busdrivingmom
    Dec 5, 2009

    super yummy!!

  • nanasgreat
    Jul 28, 2008

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