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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Minty Cocoa Mix

Instead of stirring hot chocolate with a candy cane, our home economists add crushed candies right to the mix. It's a mouthwatering, minty delight!

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...


Autumn Tea

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


Spiced Ginger Coffee

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

Hot Drink Mix

"This is a great mix to have in the cupboard for cold wintry days," says Nancy Zimmerman from Cape May...


Mexican Hot Cocoa

—Stella Gilbertson, Northfield, Minnesota

Spiced Citrus Cider

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


Crowd-Pleasing Cocoa

You'll warm many hearts with this rich, satisfying cocoa. It's the perfect beverage to serve after an ice-skating outing or...


Deluxe Spiced Tea Mix

During the holiday season, a jar of this spicy-sweet tea mix always goes over well. A steaming mug is a...


Spiced Green Tea

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

Instant Spiced Tea

For a fun holiday hostess gift, pour this festive blend into a decorated 12-ounce jelly jar. The recipe, from field...


Apple Citrus Cider

Patricia Aurand of Findlay, Ohio shares her warm, comforting cider with a twist of pineapple and citrus that's just perfect...


Citrus Cranberry Tea

Field editor Pat Habiger of Spearvile, Kansas stirs up holiday spirit with this hot brew that's full of tangy fruit...


Warm Spiced Citrus Punch

I serve this drink every year during the holidays. It’s one of my most requested recipes. It can be doubled...


Chocolate-Cherry Coffee Mix

Cute ice cream cone shaped packages of this flavored coffee mix are sure to delight friends and family. “I wanted...

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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Wintry Hot Cocoa Mix

"I first tasted this warming beverage on a camping trip in the mountains," recalls Ruby Gibson of Newton, North Carolina....


Special Hot Chocolate Treats

Dropping a whipped cream-filled chocolate cup into hot chocolate makes for an extra-special beverage. I make the chocolate cups ahead,...


Chocolate Cherry Cappuccino

I wanted something that both coffee and non-coffee drinkers would enjoy, so I added cherry flavoring to a cappuccino mix....


Hot Buttered Coffee

Rich and rewarding, this coffee coupling is sure to warm your spirits. To save time when entertaining, dish up the...


Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

Vanilla beans and a hazelnut liqueur like Frangelico lend a sophisticated flavor to this hot chocolate. With such rich taste,...


Sugar-Free Russian Tea

Relates Mendota, Illinois field editor Kim Marie Van Rheenen, "My mother always had Russian tea mix on hand for a...


Hot Cranberry Punch

With its spicy ingredients, this thirst-quencher packs a hearty harvest punch. Notes June Formanek of Belle Plaine, Iowa, "The beverage...

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Instant Spiced Tea Mix

Perfect for a gift or to keep on hand when friends stop by, this versatile mix can be served hot...


Hot Raspberry-Lemonade Drink Mix

To accompany the warm wishes you send in a gift basket, include this fruity blend from CT's cooks. The combination...


Dutch Hot Chocolate

When my grandchildren come over, they like to snack on cookies and mugs of this hot chocolate. It has a...


Spiced Tea Mix

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


Hot Spiced Punch

My favorite punches, hot or cold, are the ones made with pineapple juice. Its flavor definitely comes through. This punch...


Easy Hot Chocolate Mix

I bring this mix along when we travel to enjoy as a bedtime snack in our hotel room. It has...