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Canela Tea

Total time 30 mins
Yield Serves 18 (makes 14 cups)

Ingredients

  • 4 Mexican cinnamon sticks* (each 5 in. long), plus 18 fresh cinnamon sticks for garnish (optional)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 1/4 cups tequila, optional

Nutrition Information

  • calories 31
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • protein 0.1 g
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 8.4 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • sodium 0.5 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat 3 1/2 qts. water and 4 Mexican cinnamon sticks in a large pot until boiling. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Remove cinnamon.

  2. Stir in honey and almond extract. Ladle into mugs. If you like, add about 2 tbsp. tequila and a fresh cinnamon stick to each.

  3. *Also called canela; a softer, looser-barked variety of the spice. Buy at Latino markets, or use 7 (3-in.) regular cinnamon sticks.

  4. Note: Nutritional analysis is per 3/4-cup serving without tequila.