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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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 this lightly carbonated recipe that nicely blends fruit and tea flavors. All ages are sure to enjoy it. —Janice Harrison, Nashville, Tennessee


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 Apple Tea

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


Lemon Spiced Tea

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

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...


Autumn Tea

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

Gingered Tea

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


Spiced Ginger Coffee

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


Honey-Citrus Iced Tea

A frozen orange or lemon slice in the glass looks pretty and helps keep this refreshing punch nice and cold....


Almond Tea

Almond extract gives this drink a tasty twist. Serve cupfuls of almond tea alongside an Asian-theme meal or with an...


Citrus Iced Tea with Mint

"I think I have finally hit on a recipe for iced tea that doesn't have that artificial sweetener aftertaste," notes...

Cran-Raspberry Iced Tea

The fruity flavor of this refreshing ruby-red beverage from our Test Kitchen has just the right touch of sweetness. It's...


Spiced Citrus Cider

What could be better than sipping a tangy cup of this hot cider on a cold winter day? It sure...


Mocha Cinnamon Coffee

Field Editor Bernice Morris of Marshfield, Missouri relates, “One snowy day, my neighbor called and invited me over to try...


Tangy Cranberry Tea

On cold winter afternoons, my friends and I like to sip this tangy cranberry tea while sitting next to a...


Iced Honeydew Mint Tea

I grow mint in the garden on my balcony. For this tea, I blend two of my favorite beverages—Moroccan mint...


Citrus Spiced Coffee

Rouse sleepyheads out of bed with big cups of this anything-but-average cup of joe from our Test Kitchen. Brewed with...


Cranberry Herbal Tea Cooler

You only need to stir together a few ingredients for this delightful take on traditional iced tea. After just one...


Hot Spiced Green Tea

With ginger, lemon and honey, this balanced tea is ideal for any time of day or occasion. The aromatic drink...

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Hot Tomato Drink

This recipe came from a friend at least 25 years ago. It is simple to make and keeps well in...


Homemade Cinnamon Mocha Coffee

One snowy day, my neighbor called and invited me over to try a new drink she’d made. It was delicious!...


Lemon-Orange Iced Tea

"I finally hit on a recipe for iced tea that doesn't have the aftertaste of artificial sweetener," relates Dawn Lowenstein...


Spiced Tomato Drink

"I was looking for a different beverage to serve when I remembered a tomato drink If sampled in New Guinea,"...


Spiced Wassail

Sylvia Ford of Kennett, Missouri shared the recipe for this delicious blend of fruit juices that's perked up with cinnamon,...


Stovetop Latte

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