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Lemon Spiced Tea

Cinnamon and honey really perk up the flavor of basic lemon tea. Add a splash of lemon extract to take this drink delightfully over the top. —Adeline Russell, Hartford, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 8 cups water
  • 14 lemon-flavored tea bags
  • 6 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon lemon extract, optional
  • Lemon slices and additional cinnamon sticks


  • In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat; add tea bags and cinnamon sticks. Cover and steep for 6 minutes.
  • Discard tea bags and cinnamon sticks. Stir in honey and extract if desired. Serve warm in mugs. Garnish with lemon slices and cinnamon sticks.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 64 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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