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."

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings 188 cals

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  • 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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Directions

  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.
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time_to_cook
1/3/2004

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 GLOGG - the warm fragrant wine. All you need to do is warm up the wine with the spice mix, sugar and oranges. Right before it starts boiling, remove from the heat and serve!

YBRICK423
12/9/2003

Where is the tea??

seamist7
12/3/2008

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 authenticity, but this is good with added rum also.