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Serve an adults-only tea, flavored with orange liqueur, for neighborhood happy hour gatherings.

Recipe by Cooking Light December 2007

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr; Leigh Ann Ross

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Yield:
12 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine 4 cups water and sugar in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook until sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally. Pour over tea bags. Cover and let stand 5 minutes; discard tea bags. Cool. Stir in juice, vodka, and Grand Marnier; chill.

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  • Gently stir in ginger ale. Serve over ice; garnish with rind, if desired.

Chef's Notes

This is a fine make-ahead recipe for an open house. Combine the ingredients through step one and chill; stir in the ginger ale just before serving. Serve in goblets, highball glasses, or any pretty clear glasses to show off the concoction's yuletide-red hue.

Nutrition Facts

151 calories; fat 0.1g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 23.5g; fiber 0.1g; iron 0.3mg; sodium 7mg; calcium 7mg.
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