Instant Russian Tea

Instant Russian Tea


"This recipe was given to me two Christmas's ago from a very good friend. She said to pass it on. So I am."


10 m servings 32 cals
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Original recipe yields 100 servings



  • Calories:
  • 32 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.4g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine orange drink mix, sugar, tea powder, cinnamon and cloves. Mix well and store in an airtight container.
  2. To serve, put 3 teaspoons of mix in a mug. Stir in 1 cup boiling water. Adjust to taste.
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My daughter made this as a small Christmas gift for her friends. She made it as a sand art mix by layering the ingredients in a small baby food jar (4 oz. size). She added a circle of Christmas ...

A wonderful idea for small Christmas gifts. As the only large containers of instant tea I could find were sweetened, I reduced the sugar considerably (1/4 cup) and it still tastes great.

I love this tea! I am making it in large batches and giving it as Christmas gifts to my frienda and family this year. I just make a huge batch and divide it into decorative jars. Then print out ...

Loved flavor but way too sugary. I will modify sugar next time with more unsweetened products. Has an orange spice flavor was was nice and fast. Had to add an extra cup of unsweetend tea and Le...

This is a quick recipe that is very tasty. I too am making up several to give as gifts in decorative mugs for the holidays. Dry mixes are great for gift giving and I appreciate those who submi...

I made some of this today and I love it! I actually grew up drinking it and was hoping to add the recipie-glad it was already here! Great idea for Christmas gifts too!

My mom loved this stuff, and tells everyone to try it.

OOOohh! SO nice on a warm day!! My mom used to make this when I was a kid but couldn't remember the recipe for me now!! I added some nutmeg, too! THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!!

My favorite winter drink ever!!!!