Black Currant Tea With Cinnamon and Ginger

Total Time
2hrs 20mins
20 mins
2 hrs

Wonderful non-alcoholic summer drink, perfect for bbqs and get togethers. I've been making this since it came out in Bon Appetit in the late 90s. Cooking time includes chilling time.

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  1. Bring 6 cups water to boil in large saucepan.
  2. Add tea bags, broken cinnamon sticks, and fresh ginger.
  3. Remove from heat. Cover; steep 10 minutes.
  4. Mix in juice concentrate and sugar. Chill until cold.
  5. Strain tea mixture into pitcher. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill.).
  6. Fill 8 wineglasses with ice. Pour tea mixture over.
  7. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and ginger rounds.