Spiced Iced Tea

Spiced Iced Tea Recipe
Photo: Mark Thomas; Styling: Stephana Bottom


About 8 cups

Recipe Time

Prep: 12 Minutes
Chill: 2 Hours

Nutritional 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


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


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.

March 2010
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