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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Bourbon Chocolate Pumpkin Latte

I created this by adapting two of my favorite recipes. It's the perfect beverage to warm you up at a special occasion or a weekend breakfast. —Ellen Riley, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Stovetop Hot Chocolate

My mom created this stovetop hot chocolate recipe to serve large groups of carolers and frozen sledders. I take it...


Slow-Cooked Chai Tea

A friend of my mother's brought chai tea to her house. She told us in India it is served every...


Orange Blossom Mint Refresher

I came up with this recipe because I'm not a fan of regular iced tea. This tea has the perfect...


Warm-You-Up Hot Chocolate

This delicious, not-too-sweet hot chocolate was originally submitted by Kathy Young of Weatherford, Texas. It's richly flavored and delicately seasoned...

Peppermint Patty Hot Cocoa

A hint of cool mint makes this rich sipper a nice change of pace from traditional hot cocoa. Add a...


Spiced Cranberry Glogg

Years ago, a friend of mine shared her easy recipe for glogg. Simmered on the stove, it'll warm up everyone...

Peach Citrus Iced Tea

My husband and I are peach tea fans, but couldn’t find a decaffeinated version. After experimenting, I came up with...


Delightful Apple-Pineapple Drink

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


Rich Hazelnut Coffee

I love to try new recipes and entertain friends and relatives. This drink couldn’t be more perfect for doing just...


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...

Merry Mulled Cider

When our children were younger, I always made warm cider for Christmas Eve. This herbal version was a favorite. The...



California Wassail

Here’s a healthy and delicious warm punch that’s a cozy way to welcome family and friends in from the cold...


Hot Cocoa for a Crowd

This is a simple, delicious and comforting hot cocoa with a hint of cinnamon. It has just the right amount...


Honey Spiced Latte

We combine rich molasses, golden honey and a host of spices to create this warm and comforting beverage.—Taste of Home...

Spiced Tomato Beverage

This zesty beverage recipe from my Uncle Merle will awaken all your senses! Skip the vodka for a nonalcoholic drink.—Ron...


Cranberry Hot Toddies

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


Spiced Apple Tea

“I love to try new recipes for my husband and our friends. This spiced tea is one of our favorites....


Holiday Wassail Punch

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


Spiced Apple Cider

When the temperature drops outside, I like to warm up family and friends with steaming mugs of simple spiced cider....


Lemon Spiced Tea

Cinnamon and honey really perk up the flavor of basic lemon tea. Add a splash of lemon extract to take...


Spiced Cider Bundles

I like to enhance the naturally good taste of hot apple cider with a bundle filled with cloves, allspice, dried...


Agua de Jamaica

This agua de Jamaica recipe features an iced tea made from hibiscus—tart and deep red like cranberry juice. Add rum...

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Kahlua Hot Chocolate

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


Pineapple-Orange Spiced Tea

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


Hot Buttered Cider Mix

Put the butter base for this beverage in a decorative jar and attach a copy of the recipe for a...


Heartwarming Chai

Curl up with a guilt-free coffeehouse drink at home. The blend of spices perfectly captures the essence of the season....


Zesty Hot Chocolate

Chili powder gives a subtle spiciness to this chocolate sipper that is sure to warm chilly guests from head to...


Apricot-Apple Cider

Dried apricots give this comforting cider a marvelous twist. Add cranberries, cinnamon, allspice and cloves for the perfect hot drink...