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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Holiday Wassail Punch

This festive and fruity punch is made with five kinds of juices plus cinnamon and allspice for a unique, well-balanced flavor.—Jennifer Stout, Blandon, Pennsylvania

Pineapple-Orange Spiced Tea

The sweet aroma of this tea wafting from a slow cooker warms the dreariest day. My daughter served it for...


Citrus Cranberry Tea

Field editor Pat Habiger of Spearvile, Kansas stirs up holiday spirit with this hot brew that's full of tangy fruit...


Warm Spiced Citrus Punch

I serve this drink every year during the holidays. It’s one of my most requested recipes. It can be doubled...


Hot Cider

I dress up apple cider using lemonade, orange juice, honey and spices for a new version of a classic
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Autumn Tea

I've been serving beverages made with various flavors of tea at gatherings, and people are always surprised by the results....


Spiced Ginger Coffee

Our Test Kitchen shows how you can enjoy the flavor of gingerbread around the clock with this unique coffee recipe!

Spiced Tea Mix

For years, our family has relied on this homespun mix to make hot spiced tea and a heartwarming punch. My...


Hot Spiced Cranberry Punch

—Geraldine Evans, Hermosa, South Dakota


Sweet Spiced Tea

Welcome guests in from the cold at Christmas with this honey-laden hot tea from our Test Kitchen. If you don't...


Festive Cranberry Drink

Warm or cold? Take your choice of how to serve this colorful autumn beverage. It’s such a pretty color, and...

Simple Hot Spiced Punch

Warm spirits on cold winter mornings (or nights) with this cheery hot punch from Bertha Johnson, Indianapolis, Indiana. Candy red-hots...


Christmas Wassail

"After everyone is served cups of steaming, spiced cider, we all give the wassail toast," Patricia Atkins, Palmer Lake, Colorado,...


Almond Lemonade Tea

My favorite part of the day is sitting down in a comfortable chair with a glass of this tasty tea.—Cheryl...


Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Cider

Spiced with cinnamon sticks, allspice and caramel, this warm-you-up sipper will chase away winter's chill. Serve brimming mugs alongside a...


Vanilla Citrus Cider

My mom used to make cider for the holidays, so I based my citrus-vanilla variation on her recipe. I think...


Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

My mom makes this hot chocolate with pumpkin, spices and white chocolate. We usually drink it on Halloween, but it’s...


Spiced Tea

Simply by simmering together spices, tea and fruit juices, Janice Connelley of Mountain City, Nevada created a concoction that gives...


Percolator Punch

"I serve this simple punch for club and group activities," reports Margaret Allen of Abingdon, Virginia.


Fresh Cranberry Punch

One of the best things about holiday cooking is the aromas that drift through the whole house! To me, it...


Mocha Fireside Coffee

Warm up on a cold day with this coffee mix. You can prepare it in advance and just add boiling...


Warm & Cozy Spiced Cider

We take winter seriously in Minnesota. This comforting cider flavored with cinnamon, cloves and fruit juices helps warm and brace...


Sweet Pineapple Cider

I think the best thing about this recipe is that you can make it hours ahead of time so you...

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Hot Spiced Cranberry Drink

I serve this rosy spiced beverage at parties and family gatherings during the winter. Friends like the tangy twist it...


Pear Cider

A wonderful alternative to traditional apple cider, our perfectly spiced, pear-flavored beverage will warm you from head to toe. —Taste...


Spicy Cranberry Drink

Red-hot candies add a little spice to this rosy beverage that's perfect for holiday buffets or winter potlucks. Serve it...


Butterscotch Mulled Cider

Five minutes of preparation result in this dynamite slow-cooked drink. You’ll love the sweet taste of butterscotch and cinnamon in...


Spiced Ambrosia Punch

I love this chai-inspired twist on basic spiced cider punch. It’s so easy to make, and everyone seems pleasantly surprised...


Hot Holiday Cider

This slightly tart apple cider is perfect for a holiday open house. It fills the room with a wonderful aroma....