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Spiced Iced Tea

Photo: Mark Thomas; Styling: Stephana Bottom
Prep time 12 mins
Chill time 2 hrs
Yield About 8 cups

Ingredients

  • 10 whole cloves
  • 4 cinnamon sticks, broken in half
  • 1 2-inch-long thin strip lemon zest
  • 8 herbal tea bags
  • 1/2 cup sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 49
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 13 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • sodium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Wrap cloves, cinnamon and zest in a piece of rinsed cheesecloth. Gather into a bundle; tie with kitchen string.

  2. Bring 8 cups water to a boil in a pan. Add spice bundle and tea bags. Remove from heat; cover and steep for 10 minutes.

  3. Remove and discard spice bundle and tea bags. Stir in sugar until dissolved; let cool. Cover and chill for 2 hours. Serve over ice, garnished with lemon slices, if desired.