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Apple Spiced Tea


Up until a year ago, I was a die-hard coffee drinker.  A change in my eating habits also led to one in my drinking habits as well, and I've actually found quite a few teas that I enjoy. One of them is an apple spiced version, but it's not always available at my grocery store.  I searched the Taste of Home site and found this version from Susan W.

I didn't make any changes to this recipe other than to use some dried sliced ginger root instead of the fresh.  I used NH made apple cider from a local orchard. I like this recipe because it's easy to scale up for multiple servings, and I suspect it will be just as delicious over ice when the warmer weather hits.

Looking for even more ways to warm up this winter? Check out what the other #FestiveFoodies are sharing today, and check back next Friday for even more ideas!  Thanks so much to Ellen from Family Around the Table for hosting.


Apple Spiced Tea


Apple Spiced Tea

ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup apple cider or juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 2 whole allspice
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 black tea bag
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

instructions:

How to cook Apple Spiced Tea

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Add boiling water. Cover and steep for 5 minutes. Strain, discarding tea bag and spices. Stir in sugar. Serve immediately.
Source: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/apple-spiced-tea/
Apple, tea
Beverages
American
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Comments

  1. Mmm...sounds so warm and comforting. It's chilly this morning I could definitely use a cup. I'm sure this is better than store-bought.

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  2. Perfect drink year round. I would love a cup when sitting around a campfire in the fall.

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  3. Sounds like the perfect way to end the day!

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