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comforts of home russian tea

Recipe by
Tam D
The Dalles, OR

This was my Mom's recipe. When I was growing up she made a batch at Christmas time. We'd spread a big puzzle out on the dining table and put the kettle on. Now it means happy times to my kids, and the comforts of home when they're away. Start a Russian Tea tradition in your family!

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For comforts of home russian tea

  • 2 c
    tang orange drink mix
  • 1 1/4 c
    instant tea
  • 12 oz
    wyler's lemonade mix
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground ginger

How To Make comforts of home russian tea

  • 1
    Put all ingredients in a gallon size zip-top bag.
  • 2
    Seal and turn/shake to combine thoroughly.
  • 3
    To Serve: Use 2-4 teaspoons of mix per cup of hot water.
  • 4
    NOTES: Store airtight, or use the mix for gifts in a jar. If you want to make "Friendship Tea", or if you just love cinnamon, add 2/3 cup of Cinnamon Imperials candies to the mix. For a sweet Valentine treat, use cinnamon hearts candy.