Russian Tea

Martha Moore


This is a family recipe I enjoyed so much as a child. Many people use Tang and instant tea, and that's great in a pinch, buy this is so much better!

Keeps in the fridge about a week. To reheat, pour some in a mug and microwave. Or you can reheat slowly on the stove.


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes 1 gallon
30 Min
Stove Top


How to Make Russian Tea


  1. Brew tea per instructions with cinnamon sticks and while cloves. Remove spices and tea bags.
  2. Juice the oranges and lemons.
  3. In a medium sauce pan, slowly heat the juice with the sugar, stirring constantly until it looks clear. Pour heated juice into hot tea and stir until blended.

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About Russian Tea

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks
Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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