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

Sunburst Spiced Tea

Our home economists use oranges and lemon to lend a lovely citrus flavor to ordinary black tea. —Taste of Home...


Spicy Apple Tea

Ideal for a chilly winter’s day, this comforting beverage is one of my slow-cooker staples. It’ll warm you from head...


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...


Black Tea with Lemon Balm

For a delicious tea with a wonderful lemony flavor, try this recipe. It is sure to warm up any cool...

Sweet Pineapple Cider

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


Spiced Hot Apple Cider

During cool-weather season, my husband and I take this soul-warming drink outside by the fire pit. Our house smells amazing...

Lemon Thyme Green Tea

Fresh sprigs of lemon thyme make this citrusy tea so refreshing—it’s like sipping summer from a cup. My family and...


Ginger Cardamom Tea

I like to add a little spice to my tea, which is why I mix in the ginger and cardamom....


Winter Herb Tea Mix

This caffeine-free option is a sweet-spicy blend of mint, sage, rosemary, thyme and honey that melts away winter blahs. —Sue...


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Apple Spiced Tea

When was the last time you stopped for afternoon tea? After you try this sweetly spiced drink, you’ll make it...