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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Spiced Apple Tea

“I love to try new recipes for my husband and our friends. This spiced tea is one of our favorites. I like to serve it warm or refrigerate and serve it cold, too.” Sharon Delaney-Chronis - South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Apricot-Apple Cider

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


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...


Festive Cranberry Drink

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


Spiced Green Tea

"It's fun to cozy up to the campfire with a mug of this tangy tea," says Sandra McKenzie, Braham, Minnesota....

Cherry Cider

This nicely spiced, simmered beverage is so warming. For a special holiday accent, garnish the mugs using maraschino cherries and...


Hot Cider

I dress up apple cider using lemonade, orange juice, honey and spices for a new version of a classic
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Christmas Wassail

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


Haunting Hot Chocolate

I serve mugs of this quick-to-fix hot cocoa outside when the kids in our neighborhood go trick-or-treating for Halloween. It's...


Sweet Pineapple Cider

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


Hot Holiday Cider

This slightly tart apple cider is perfect for a holiday open house. It fills the room with a wonderful aroma....

Cinnamon Berry Cider

When the weather is gray and cold, put a warm mug of this drink into mittened hands and watch little...


Spiced Ambrosia Punch

I love this chai-inspired twist on basic spiced cider punch. It’s so easy to make, and everyone seems pleasantly surprised...


Hot Cider Punch

My hot fruit punch has been a family fave since 1993—hard to believe that we’ve loved it for 20 years!...


Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Cider

Spiced with cinnamon sticks, allspice and caramel, this warm-you-up sipper will chase away winter's chill. Serve brimming mugs alongside a...


Hot Spiced Cherry Cider

This slow cooker cider is so nice to sip after being out in the cold. —Marlene Wiczek, Little Falls, Minnesota

Mulled Merlot

This mulled wine recipe is sure to warm up your holiday guests! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Pumpkin Pie Latte

Enjoy this espresso drink during the holidays or all year round! With just the right amount of spice, it tastes...


Vanilla Citrus Cider

My mom used to make cider for the holidays, so I based my citrus-vanilla variation on her recipe. I think...


Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

My mom makes this hot chocolate with pumpkin, spices and white chocolate. We usually drink it on Halloween, but it’s...


Pumpkin-Spiced Hot Chocolate

As soon as there is a hint of fall in the air, I think of pumpkins and my mother. She...


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...


Hot Spiced Cider

Next time you're entertaining, stir up a batch of this nicely spiced apple cider. The wonderful aroma will make your...


Bubblin’ Swamp Juice

This unique take on hot chocolate is perfect for Halloween. The creamy white chocolate mixture is thick and satisfying. Add...

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Ogre Eyes Hot Cocoa

Here's looking at you! Halloween guests of all ages will get a kick out of this eerie "vision" staring back...


Ghostly Hot Cocoa

Chocolate pudding mix is the convenient start to this clever cocoa mix. Kids of all ages get a kick out...


Witches’ Brew with Broomsticks

While growing up, my boys enjoyed helping me make this beverage with "broomsticks." Now I use the recipe with my...


Butterscotch Mulled Cider

Five minutes of preparation results in a dynamite slow-cooked drink. You’ll love the sweet taste of butterscotch and apple in...


Spiced Apple-Grape Juice

Round out any brunch with this spiced apple drink. Seasoned with cinnamon, cloves and allspice, it will wrap your guests...


Hot Christmas Punch

I originally got this recipe from a coworker who brought it to work for our office Christmas party. The punch...