Hot Tea Recipes

Warm your bones with a cuppa! Any of these hot tea recipes, including spice tea and herbal tea recipes, are sure to do the trick.

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Spiced Pumpkin Warm-Up

Make this drink your own! You can add coffee or even alcohol if you want an extra kick. I’ve also chilled this mixture and blended it with vanilla ice cream to make
it a pumpkin shake. —Andrea Heyart, Aubrey, Texas

Kahlua Hot Chocolate

When we want a cup of hot chocolate, we prefer homemade over store mixes. A splash of Kahlúa adds a...


Hot Cocoa

WITH the first chill in the air, I begin thinking of hot cocoa. This simple recipe can be stirred up...


Apple Tea

When the weather outside is frightful, curl up indoors with this delightful brew of apple tea. —Edna Jones, Orlando, Florida...


Gingered Tea

This is a wonderful tea when home alone on a rainy day or when the chill of fall fills the...

Stovetop Latte

Skip the trip to the trendy coffee shop and brew this good-for-you version of latte in the comfort of your...


Winter Warmer

"I found this beverage recipe more than 15 years ago, when I was in high school," recalls Sally Seidel, Banner,...

Lemon Basil Tea

Our Test Kitchen experts sure know how to brew a great cup of tea! Infused with basil and lemon, this...


Maple Cream Coffee

On a crisp winter day, this creamy drink is perfect for after sledding or after dinner. Even non-coffee drinkers will...


Spiced Coffee with Cream

This recipe was a wonderful discovery made 50 years ago. I serve it to company or as a treat for...


Creamy Hot Cocoa

Hot cocoa made school days memorable for me. Mom had it ready when I came home. It was a special...

Orange Mint Coffee

One of my favorite beverages to serve during the holidays is wassail, but to satisfy so many of my friends...


After-Dinner Mocha White Chocolate

Here, the childhood favorite gets a grown-up makeover. If you're serving kids, just leave out the coffee granules. —Scarlett Elrod,...


Coffee with Cinnamon and Cloves

A quick-and-easy, fall-flavored coffee made with instant granules. What's not to love about this special beverage? —Jill Garn, Charlotte, Michigan


Easy Mint Hot Chocolate

This quick and easy beverage is perfect to serve the family on winter mornings before they head out into the...


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Chai Tea Latte

My family loves this comforting chai tea latte recipe, especially on cold days instead of cocoa or when they're feeling...

Irish Coffee

This Irish coffee lives up to its reputation as a relaxing after-dinner drink. Creme de menthe adds a colorful touch...


Pumpkin Pie Latte

Enjoy this espresso drink during the holidays or all year round! With just the right amount of spice, it tastes...


French Vanilla Mocha

My husband and I have spent hours trying to create coffeehouse drinks. This is the closest we've come. You can...


Spiced Mint Tea

This delightful recipe makes teatime special. Dress up this homemade fresh mint tea with spices and a bit of honey...


Hot Apple Pie Drink

A perfect holiday drink for adults, these are simple and fun to make.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin


Cozy Hot Chocolate

Steaming mugs of these smooth beverages are a nice anytime treat with my husband, Ken.—Marie Hattrup, Sonoma, California