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Hot Russian Tea

Yield 5 quarts


  • 4 quarts water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 (2-inch) cinnamon sticks
  • 2 (12-ounce) cans frozen pineapple-orange-banana juice concentrate, undiluted
  • 1 (12-ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate, undiluted
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened instant tea powder
  • Garnish: orange slices

How to Make It

  1. Bring 1 quart water, sugar, and cinnamon sticks to a boil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Stir in remaining 3 quarts water, frozen concentrates, and tea powder. Cook until thoroughly heated. Serve immediately; garnish, if desired.