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 Cider

When the temperature drops outside, I like to warm up family and friends with steaming mugs of simple spiced cider. The recipe can easily be doubled for a larger group.—Deirdre Cox, Kansas City, Missouri

Lemon Spiced Tea

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


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...


Orange Spiced Tea

This sweet steeped beverage is the perfect complement to the Currant Jelly Scones and Spiced Spritz Cookies. If you like...

Refreshing Citrus Iced Tea

I found this refreshing iced tea recipe in a 1932 women's magazine that my grandmother had. The lime adds a...


Orange Mint Coffee

One of my favorite beverages to serve during the holidays is wassail, but to satisfy so many of my friends...

Honey-Citrus Iced Tea

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


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...


Spiced Citrus Cider

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


Festive Cranberry Drink

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

Buttered Orange Cider

On a cool autumn day, this warm spiced beverage from Edna Hoffman of Hebron, Indiana offers comforting flavor. Plus, it...


Tangy Cranberry Tea

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


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...

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 Beverage Syrup

"This makes enough punch for many parties," assures Carolyn Zimmerman of Fairbury, Illinois. Her convenient recipe creates a syrup you...


Lemon Basil Tea

Our Test Kitchen experts sure know how to brew a great cup of tea! Infused with basil and lemon, this...


Citrus Tea Punch

I have been making this punch for over 40 years; my mother made it before I did. As soon as...


Lemon Grape Cooler

"While on vacation, we sampled this refreshing grape beverage that has hints of lemon and tea," relates Delores George of...


Cranberry Apple Cider

"I love to start this soothing cider in the slow cooker on nights before my husband goes hunting," says Jennifer...


Orange Pineapple Drink

Pineapple and cinnamon complement each other in this warm beverage from Roxanna Colon of Norco, Louisiana. "With pretty orange slices,...


Summertime Strawberry Punch

This thirst-quenching drink is perfect for a summer picnic or family get-together. When I serve it in a punch bowl,...

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Citrus Iced Tea

I catered for 5 years, and this was by far my most-requested beverage recipe. Fresh citrus juice makes it special....


Hot Cranberry Citrus Drink

This lovely rosy drink, with its appealing fresh fruit flavor, is not too sweet or too tart. I sometimes serve...


Hot Cranberry Drink

My mother would brew a batch of this hot drink when any of us children were sick. One sip and...


Hot Buttered Lemonade

Since my husband had fond childhood memories of this winter warmer-upper, I simmered up a batch. It's delicious, simple to...


Highbush Cranberry Tea

—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Lemon Lime Almond Tea

I got this delicious tea recipe from a friend and make it about twice a week. It's such a refreshing...