Spiced Honey Iced Tea

This spiced tea was inspired by Indian chai, a blend of tea, milk and ground spices--cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and ginger. It has to steep overnight, so plan accordingly.

Yield: Makes about 8 drinks
Recipe from Food & Wine

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Ingredients

  • 1 quart water
  • 8 Earl Grey tea bags
  • 8 cinnamon sticks, broken into pieces
  • 8 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons anise seeds, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons allspice berries, crushed
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon black peppercorns, crushed
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • Lime wedges, thinly sliced oranges and cinnamon sticks, for garnish

Preparation

  1. 1. Bring the water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add the tea bags, remove from the heat and let steep for 20 minutes; discard the tea bags. Reheat the tea and pour it into a heatproof bowl. Add all of the spices, cover and let steep overnight.
  2. 2. Strain the tea into a medium saucepan. Reheat the tea and stir in the honey; let cool. For each drink, pour the spiced tea over cracked ice. Garnish with a lime wedge, an orange slice and a cinnamon stick and serve.
  3. Make Ahead: The strained and sweetened spiced tea can be refrigerated for 3 days.
  4. Notes: Variation: Add a shot of Mount Gay rum to each drink.
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