Orange Spiced Tea

Orange Spiced TeaRecipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
Warm up in the evening with a mug of Orange Spiced Tea. Cinnamon, cloves, and orange scent the air, while orange liqueur spikes this cold weather soother.


Makes 6 servings
Total time: 15 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes


2 (3 1/2-inch) cinnamon sticks
1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
6 cups boiling water
6 regular-size wild sweet orange tea bags (such as Tazo)
1 (10-inch) orange rind strip
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup orange liqueur
Garnish: orange slices


Heat cinnamon sticks and whole cloves in a large saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes or until fragrant. Stir in boiling water. Add tea bags and orange rind strip; cover and steep 5 minutes. Discard solids. Stir in sugar until dissolved; if desired, add orange liqueur. Pour into 6 mugs. Garnish, if desired.