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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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 day. I had never had it before, but I liked it so much that I came up with a recipe to re-create it. —Patty Crouse, Warren, Pennsylvania

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...


California Wassail

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


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...

Merry Mulled Cider

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


Cider Wassail Punch

Cinnamon, cloves, apple cider and cranberry juice blend together to create a wonderful drink with an aroma to match. If...

Holiday Wassail Punch

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


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...

Pineapple-Orange Spiced Tea

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


Apricot-Apple Cider

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


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...


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...


Lemony Pineapple Iced Tea

I like to garnish this iced tea with some of our sweet Hawaiian pineapple. —Beverly Toomey, Honolulu, Hawaii

Hot Apple Pineapple Cider

A hot beverage like this is savored here when chilly weather returns after summer. The clove-studded orange slices are so...


Harvest Apple Cider

I simmer this comforting cider in my slow cooker every fall. —Lesley Geisel, Severna Park, Maryland


Honey-Citrus Iced Tea

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


Spiced Tea Mix

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


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....


Hot Tomato Drink

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


Festive Cranberry Drink

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


Hot Cran-Apple Cider

This sparkly refreshing fruit drink is part of every holiday occasion I host. A tangy twist on plain apple cider,...

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Sunburst Spiced Tea

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


Hot Spiced Green Tea

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


Spiced Apricot Cider

Simmer just a few ingredients to create this hot spiced beverage. Each delicious mugful is rich with apricot flavor. —Connie...


Pineapple Iced Tea

We have a large family, so we go through beverages quickly at our house. This thirst-quenching tea is simple to...


Raspberry Iced Tea

One sip and you'll likely agree that this is the best flavored tea you've ever tasted. —Chris Wilson, Sellersville, Pennsylvania


Touch-of-Mint Iced Tea

My family loves the mild mint and lemon flavors in this iced tea. It's a wonderful alternative to soft drinks.—Martha...