Hot Cranberry Tea

Hot Cranberry Tea

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Sharon Colyer


A drink to warm you up, when the cold wind blows. From Christmas with Southern Living Cookbook 1997.


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes 3 1/2 quarts
30 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 3 1/2 qt
  • 4 c
    fresh cranberries
  • 12
    whole cloves
  • 4
    (3 inch) cinnamon sticks
  • 2 c
  • 2 large
    oranges, juiced (2/3 cup)
  • 2 large
    lemons, juiced (1/4 cup)
  • ·
    *substitute sugar-free sweetener to be good for diabetics.

How to Make Hot Cranberry Tea


  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 12 minutes.
  2. Pour mixture through several layers of cheesecloth in a wire-mesh strainer into a large container, discarding cheesecloth, cranberries, and spices.
  3. Return mixture to pan. Add sugar or sugar substitute and remaining ingredients, stirring, until sugar or substitute dissolves. Serve warm. Makes 3 1/2 quarts.

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