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Spiced Iced Tea

All You MARCH 2010

  • Yield: About 8 cups
  • Prep time:12 Minutes
  • Chill:2 Hours
  • Cost Per Serving:$.45


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 49
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 13g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 0.0mg

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