Comforts of Home Russian Tea

Tam D


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!


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Makes about 7 cups = roughly 80 servings
10 Min
No-Cook or Other


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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


  • 1Put all ingredients in a gallon size zip-top bag.
  • 2Seal and turn/shake to combine thoroughly.
  • 3To Serve: Use 2-4 teaspoons of mix per cup of hot water.
  • 4NOTES: 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.

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About Comforts of Home Russian Tea

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks
Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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