Total Time
30 Mins
Serves 18 (makes 14 cups)

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat 3 1/2 qts. water and 4 Mexican cinnamon sticks in a large pot until boiling. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Remove cinnamon.

Step 2

Stir in honey and almond extract. Ladle into mugs. If you like, add about 2 tbsp. tequila and a fresh cinnamon stick to each.

Step 3

*Also called canela; a softer, looser-barked variety of the spice. Buy at Latino markets, or use 7 (3-in.) regular cinnamon sticks.

Step 4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 3/4-cup serving without tequila.

Ratings & Reviews

slantedeyes's Review

November 19, 2010
Delcious, warm and cozy...I loved this tea! I didn't have the mexican cinnamon so I followed the direction to use more of the 3" regular cinnamon. With the addition of tequila it was fabulous, perfect for when you cozy up to a nice toasty fire, whether at the beach or at home.