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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California Wassail

Here’s a healthy and delicious warm punch that’s a cozy way to welcome family and friends in from the cold or just celebrate the season. Serve in small cups, as it tastes best when piping hot! —Patricia Nieh, Portola Valley, California

Delightful Apple-Pineapple Drink

Chase winter doldrums and chills with this warm and tangy fruit drink that will appeal to both kids and adults....


Cranberry Hot Toddies

A brimming mug of this Christmasy spiced beverage is so welcome and warming on a chilly winter's day. The wonderful...


Holiday Wassail Punch

This festive and fruity punch is made with five kinds of juices plus cinnamon and allspice for a unique, well-balanced...


Hot Cranberry Tea

Cinnamon-infused cranberries combine with orange and lemon juices for a not-too-sweet beverage. The crimson color is perfect for the holiday...

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...


Mint Tea Punch

This pretty punch prepared with green tea has a hint of mint, making it the highlight of any spring meal.

Citrus Tea Punch

I have been making this punch for over 40 years; my mother made it before I did. As soon as...


Hot Spiced Punch

My favorite punches, hot or cold, are the ones made with pineapple juice. Its flavor definitely comes through. This punch...


Hot Pink Punch

With its rosy color, this beverage is perfect for any holiday gathering. Each delicious sip is sure to warm you...


Spiced Tea Mix

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

Cranberry Beverage Syrup

"This makes enough punch for many parties," assures Carolyn Zimmerman of Fairbury, Illinois. Her convenient recipe creates a syrup you...


Hot Fruit Punch

You don’t need a special occasion to serve this warming drink. It’s great after a football game or fall hayride....


Warm Percolator Punch

It smells like Christmas all through Janet Crawford's house in Ashland, Kentucky when she serves up this pleasantly spicy punch....


Hot Spiced Cranberry Punch

—Geraldine Evans, Hermosa, South Dakota


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...


Cider House Punch

Every sip of this hot beverage tastes like apple pie. For the holidays, I like to float clove-studded orange slicecs...


Christmas Wassail

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


Warm Tea Punch

A satisfying, spicy drink with lovely color, it's sure to chase the chill.


Warm Spiced Cider Punch

This is a nice warm-up punch. I like to serve it when there is a nip in the air. The...


Hot Apple Punch

With its soothing cinnamon seasoning, this fresh and flavorful apple punch is a must for Christmastime.


Fruity Mint Punch

This sweet, refreshing drink has tea as its base. The mint is mild but lingers on the tongue.—Linnea Rein, Topeka,...


Summertime Strawberry Punch

This thirst-quenching drink is perfect for a summer picnic or family get-together. When I serve it in a punch bowl,...

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Hot Cranberry Punch

With its spicy ingredients, this thirst-quencher packs a hearty harvest punch. Notes June Formanek of Belle Plaine, Iowa, "The beverage...


Hot Spiced Cranberry Drink

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


Warm Christmas Punch

Red Hot candies add rich color and spiciness to this festive punch, and the cranberry juice gives it a little...


Holiday Wassail

Nothing tastes like Christmas quite like a cup of this warm wassail. —Lucy Meyring, Walden, Colorado


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...